Treatment by splenic irradiation in 22 chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.

@article{Rossi1982TreatmentBS,
  title={Treatment by splenic irradiation in 22 chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.},
  author={Giulio de Rossi and Cristiano Biagini and Massimo Lopez and Vincenzo Tombolini and Franco Mandelli},
  journal={Tumori},
  year={1982},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={511-4}
}
Twenty-two patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, score 2 according to Rai et al. (10), who received only a course of splenic irradiation are reviewed. Splenic doses ranged from 420 to 1080 rad. Response to splenic irradiation was rated by evaluating peripheral lymphocytosis, hepatosplenomegaly, adenomegaly and disease-related symptoms. Following splenic irradiation, 8 patients showed a significant reduction in splenomegaly; 7 patients showed a significant reduction in peripheral… CONTINUE READING