Therapy of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

  title={Therapy of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma},
  author={James Coffey and D. C. Hodgson and Mary Krystyna Gospodarowicz},
  journal={European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging},
Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas are a heterogeneous group of malignancies of the lymphoid system. The exact etiology for most lymphomas has not been determined, but both viral and bacterial infections have been shown to be important etiologic factors. The WHO classification of hematopoietic and lymphoid tumours classifies lymphomas into B-cell and T-cell neoplasms. B-cell lymphomas account for more than 85% of all lymphomas. The Ann Arbor staging classification has been adopted by the AJCC and UICC as… CONTINUE READING