Primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a population-based study on the incidence, natural history, and survival comparison with primary nodal counterpart before and after the introduction of rituximab.

@article{Gundrum2009PrimaryTD,
  title={Primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a population-based study on the incidence, natural history, and survival comparison with primary nodal counterpart before and after the introduction of rituximab.},
  author={Jacob D Gundrum and Michelle A. Mathiason and Derek B Moore and Ronald S Go},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 31},
  pages={5227-32}
}
PURPOSE We performed a population-based study of primary testicular diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in the United States to determine its incidence and survival trends, prognostic factors, and clinical outcome compared with males with nodal DLBCL. PATIENTS AND METHODS The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database was reviewed to identify patients diagnosed between 1980 and 2005. To study the potential impact of the introduction of rituximab on survival, we used the year 2000… CONTINUE READING

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