Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the older person: a review.

  title={Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the older person: a review.},
  author={Oscar F. Ballester and Lynn C. Moscinski and Aileen Spiers and Lodovicco Balducci},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={41 11},
OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiology of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) in the older person and to explore treatment strategies for older persons with NHL. DESIGN Review of the English literature. MEASUREMENTS Incidence of NHL in patients of different ages; prevalence of NHL of different grades and stages in persons of different ages; and response to treatment, disease free survival, and survival, for patients of different ages. RESULTS The incidence of NHL in the aged has increased… CONTINUE READING

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