Combined modality treatment is the treatment of choice for stage I/IE intermediate and high grade non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.

@article{Maazen1998CombinedMT,
  title={Combined modality treatment is the treatment of choice for stage I/IE intermediate and high grade non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.},
  author={Richard W. M. van der Maazen and Evert M. Noordijk and John Rhidian Thomas and John M. M. Raemaekers and Jacobus H. Meerwaldt},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In a retrospective study, the efficacy of radiotherapy alone was compared with combined modality treatment in patients with stage I/IE non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 1980 and 1994, 296 patients with stage I/IE non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of intermediate or high grade malignancy (according to the Working Formulation) were treated in four different institutions. All patients were included except patients that presented with NHLs localized in the… CONTINUE READING