Lymphoma Treatment

Mantle Field Radiation for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Mantle Field Radiation for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Mantle field radiation is a type of extended field radiation used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma. Rarely used now, it boosted cure rates in the 1960s. Rarely used today, mantle field radiation is a type of radiation treatment used for Hodgkin lymphoma...

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Lymphoma Treatment

Chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and stem cell transplant are among known treatment options for different types of lymphoma. Learn more about each one.

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How to Prevent and Treat an Allergic Reaction to Rituxan

Learn about allergic reactions that result from an infusion of Rituxan for lymphoma, including symptoms and treatment. An allergic reaction to Rituxan, also known as MabThera or Rituximab, is a common side effect of this drug that's used to treat...

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Involved-Field Radiation Therapy (IFRT) for Lymphoma

Involved field radiotherapy is a term used to describe a way of delivering radiation for lymphoma. Find out about how it is used and what to expect. Involved-field radiation therapy (IFRT) is a term used for delivering radiation to only those areas...

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Does Complete Response to Treatment Mean You're Cured?

Find out what doctors mean by the use of the phrase complete response (CR) after treatment. It is not synonymous with being cured. Complete response to treatment (CR) is the term used for the absence of all detectable cancer after your treatment is...

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Doxorubicin Side Effects and Heart Problems

Side effects of doxorubicin used in lymphoma chemotherapy include damage to the heart at high doses. Find out more about its cardiotoxicity. Doxorubicin (trade name Adriamycin) is a commonly used chemotherapy agent that is very effective in both...

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What to Know About Adcetris (Brentuximab Vedotin)

Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) is an antibody-drug conjugate prescribed for certain cases of lymphoma. Reviewed by a board-certified physician. Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) is an antibody-drug conjugate recommended for use in more aggressive...

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How Gastric MALT Lymphoma is Treated

Gastric MALT lymphoma is a non-Hodgkin lymphoma usually treated with antibiotics, radiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, with good results. Gastric (MALT) lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that arises from tissue that forms the lining...

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Follicular Lymphoma Treatment

Follicular lymphoma is a common type of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Find out about the many considerations and options for treatment. Follicular lymphoma is one of the most common types of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, or NHL. It is a slow-growing lymphoma,...

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Mantle Field Radiation for Hodgkin Lymphoma

Mantle field radiation is a type of extended field radiation used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma. Rarely used now, it boosted cure rates in the 1960s. Rarely used today, mantle field radiation is a type of radiation treatment used for Hodgkin lymphoma...

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Venus Flytrap in Health and Medicine

Venus flytrap contains a compound called plumbagin, and supporters claim benefits in cancer and many chronic illnesses. Examine the evidence here. If you or someone you know has lymphoma, you may have encountered products containing Venus Flytrap...

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