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Radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma

by Lena Specht

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Published by Springer in Heidelberg, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiotherapy,
  • Hodgkin"s disease,
  • Hodgkin Disease,
  • Methods

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLena Specht, Joachim Yahalom, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC644 .R245 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25337870M
    ISBN 103540784551, 3540789448
    ISBN 109783540784555, 9783540789444
    LC Control Number2010930080
    OCLC/WorldCa694223887

    For patients with early-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma, radiation therapy has long been part of the successful treatment plan. This is changing, as doctors look for ways to maintain the efficacy in treating this disease while reducing the toxicity profile. Lately, the place they have been looking to do that is in the application of radiation therapy. Chemotherapy is the primary treatment for leukemia and lymphoma. But in certain cases, such as with hodgkins or when leukemia presents certain complications, radiation is likely to be included in.

    For example, several studies have reported elevated rates of leukemia in radiation‐treated survivors of Hodgkin (HL) and non‐Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Second primaries develop in the field of radiation for cancers at the rate of 1% per annum. 6 The most common cause of death among long‐term survivors of HL is second cancers. 7. Purpose: Early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a rare disease, and the location of lymphoma varies considerably between patients. Here, we evaluate the variability of radiation therapy (RT) plans among 5 International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG) centers with regard to beam arrangements, planning parameters, and estimated doses to the critical organs at risk (OARs).

    The majority of patients with early stage unfavorable Hodgkin lymphoma respond well enough to a current standard regimen of 4 cycles of chemotherapy, and can skip the additional radiotherapy that. The potential role of radiotherapy after the completion of chemotherapy in patients with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma stems from the observations that relapses usually occur at initially involved.


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Radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma by Lena Specht Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma.

It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today’s combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the : $ This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma.

It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today’s combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly. This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma.

It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today's combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly.

This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today's. The major goal of developing this book is to optimize radiotherapy for Hodgkin lym- phoma by providing clinicians who treat patients with this disease with a comprehen- sive account of the background for radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma, the rationale for radiotherapy in a modern combined modality setting, and the data that document.

Radiotherapy. Radiotherapy is a common treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma. It uses high energy rays similar to x-rays to kill cancer cells. You have the treatment from an external radiotherapy machine.

Radiation therapy is part of the treatment for most people with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). It's especially useful when HL is only in one part of the body. For classic Hodgkin lymphoma, radiation is often given after chemotherapy, especially when there's a large or bulky tumor mass (usually in the chest).

Chemotherapy or radiation alone would probably not cure the lymphoma, but both treatments. This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today’s combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the : Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today's combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly.

Radiotherapy may be given after chemotherapy to: treat classical Hodgkin lymphoma; treat lymphoma that remains in a group of lymph nodes; reduce the risk of HL coming back. Radiotherapy may also be given after surgery as the main treatment for a type of HL called NLPHL.

It may also be given if HL comes back in a group of lymph nodes. Radiation therapy (RT) is the most effective single modality for local control of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and an important component of therapy for many patients.

These guidelines have been developed to address the use of RT in HL in the modern era of combined modality treatment. Patients with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma (Ann Arbor stage I or II; ESHL) have excellent outcomes with contemporary therapy.

Recognition of late effects of extended field radiotherapy and excellent outcomes with involved field radiotherapy (IFRT) in combination with chemotherapy established combined modality therapy (CMT) with 4× doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and.

springer, This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today’s combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly.

Radiotherapy to start 4 weeks from time of decision to treat. Following chemotherapy recommended starts at maximum within 3 months of completing chemotherapy (e.g. patient factors) but ideally to start 4 weeks following completion.

Lymphoma falls into Category 2 patients Radiotherapy Dose schedules Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma. Introduction. Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a rare disease, with an estimated new diagnoses and deaths from HL in 1 HL is broadly divided into classical subtypes versus nodular lymphocyte-predominant HL.

Treatment paradigms for classical HL are typically separated by the distinction of early favorable disease, early unfavorable disease, and advanced-stage : Natalie A. Lockney, Joanna C. Yang. Radiotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Radiotherapy is used to treat many types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

You might be treated with radiotherapy if you have a: Low-grade or ‘indolent’ (slow-growing) non-Hodgkin lymphoma, such as follicular lymphoma or marginal zone lymphoma. In these cases, it can be used if the lymphoma is localised to just.

Radiation might be used to treat non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in some different situations: It can be used as the main treatment for some types of NHL if they are found early (stage I or II), because these tumors respond very well to radiation.

Radiotherapy treatment. Find out about how you have radiotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). What it is. Radiotherapy uses high energy x-rays to treat cancer cells. Radiotherapy to one area of the body. You might have radiotherapy for stage 1 or 2 NHL. In this situation, you have radiotherapy to one area of the body.

The definitive text on Hodgkin lymphoma is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Second Edition. More than recognized authorities from all parts of the world provide comprehensive, current information on every aspect of Hodgkin lymphoma, including etiology, epidemiology, biology, pathology, evaluation, staging, treatment, and follow-up.

This book, now in its third edition, examines the current treatment options for first-line, relapsed, and refractory Hodgkin lymphoma and the appropriate management in special clinical circumstances, including in the elderly, pregnant women, and those with.

Abstract. Two large, recently published observational studies demonstate a clear down-trend in the use of radiotherapy (RT) over the last 15 years, both in the setting of follicular and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

This change of practice might have a negative impact on clinical outcome. This book deals in detail with all aspects of the best practice in modern radiotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma. It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today’s combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly.Pathophysiology Lymphoma refers to cancer of the lymphatic system.

This system includes the lymph nodes (glands located throughout the body), spleen, thymus gland and bone marrow. There are two main types of lymphoma: Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and they are classified as such depending on the type of cell involved. Treatment depends on the type [ ].