Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma: are we over-scanning our patients?

@article{Rathore2012PediatricHL,
  title={Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma: are we over-scanning our patients?},
  author={Neha Rathore and Hassan M. Eissa and Judith Frances Margolin and Hongxiang Liu and Ming Feng Wu and Terzah Horton and Kala Kamdar and Zoann Dreyer and Prof. Dr. T. Steuber and Karin R Rabin and Mark Redell and Carl E Allen and Kenneth L McClain and Robert Paul Guillerman and Catherine M. Bollard},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={415-23}
}
Despite the favorable outcome of most pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), there is rising concern about risks of carcinogenesis from both diagnostic and therapeutic radiation exposure for patients treated on study protocols. Although previous studies have investigated radiation exposure during treatment, radiation from post-treatment surveillance imaging may also increase the likelihood of secondary malignancies. All diagnostic imaging examinations involving ionizing radiation… CONTINUE READING
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