Treatment of gastric marginal zone lymphoma of MALT type

  title={Treatment of gastric marginal zone lymphoma of MALT type},
  author={A. Stathis and F. Bertoni and E. Zucca},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={2141 - 2152}
  • A. Stathis, F. Bertoni, E. Zucca
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Importance of the field: Gastric marginal zone lymphomas of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT type) represent approximately half of all cases of lymphomas arising in the stomach. They have been strongly associated with chronic Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) gastritis. Treatment aimed at eradicating this infection results in lymphoma remissions in the majority of patients (approximately 80%) and this represents a unique case of anticancer treatment based on the eradication of the causing… CONTINUE READING
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