Favorable outcome of primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma in a single institution: the British Columbia experience.

@article{Savage2006FavorableOO,
  title={Favorable outcome of primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma in a single institution: the British Columbia experience.},
  author={Kerry J. Savage and Nasser Mohamed Al-Rajhi and N. J. Voss and Charles Paltiel and Richard Klasa and Randy D. Gascoyne and Joseph M. Connors},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={123-30}
}
BACKGROUND Primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma (PMBCL) is a distinct clinico-pathological subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The optimal treatment is unknown, with some studies suggesting a superior outcome with dose-intensive chemotherapy regimens, and the role of radiotherapy remains ill-defined. PATIENTS AND METHODS The British Columbia Cancer Agency lymphoma database was searched and records reviewed to identify those patients presenting with a prominent mediastinal… CONTINUE READING
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