Flashcards in Lymphoma II Deck (11)
what are the only infectious agents associated with Hodgkin's disease?
EBV and HIV
the Reed Sternberg cell is of what cell type origin?
is Hodgkin's disease radiosensitive?
what are the general etiologies of NHL?
infections, occuptations / exposures, CTR / CXR
rituximab is a successful treatment for what condition?
what is the standard of care for diffuse large cell lymphoma?
CHOP plus rituximab
35-40% of follicular lymphomas will transform to what condition after 10 years? what is the name of this process?
diffuse large cell lymphoma
what are the very aggressive NHLs?
any T cell lymphoma
stem cell transplants are reserved for what lymphomas?
DLCL and very aggressive
chronic lymphocytic leukemia always consists of what cell type? where is it found?
BM and peripheral blood