Primary extranodal lymphoma: response to treatment and factors influencing prognosis.

@article{Rudders1978PrimaryEL,
  title={Primary extranodal lymphoma: response to treatment and factors influencing prognosis.},
  author={Richard A. Rudders and M. Elizabeth Ross and Ronald A DeLellis},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1978},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={406-16}
}
The cumulative 10 year lymphoma experience of a teaching hospital and two of its affiliated institutions was reviewed. From this group, a series of 39 cases of regionally localized primary extranodal lymphomas (Ann Arbor Stages IE and IIE) were selected for study. This group of patients was analyzed for response to initial curative treatment and factors influencing prognosis. The disease-free survival rate following initial treatment is 41% and the rate is 51% if those treated for a single… CONTINUE READING