The Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (FLIPI) separates high-risk from intermediate- or low-risk patients with advanced-stage follicular lymphoma treated front-line with rituximab and the combination of cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (R-CHOP) with respect to treatment outcome.

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The Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (FLIPI) was developed to predict prognosis of patients with follicular lymphoma (FL). However, it was based on different protocols, none of which included rituximab. The current analysis aimed at evaluating the predictive value of the FLIPI for treatment outcome in 362 patients with advanced-stage FL… (More)

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