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Flashcards in Lymphoma II Deck (11)
1

what are the only infectious agents associated with Hodgkin's disease?

EBV and HIV

2

the Reed Sternberg cell is of what cell type origin?

B cell

3

is Hodgkin's disease radiosensitive?

yes

4

what are the general etiologies of NHL?

infections, occuptations / exposures, CTR / CXR

5

rituximab is a successful treatment for what condition?

NHL

6

what is the standard of care for diffuse large cell lymphoma?

CHOP plus rituximab

7

35-40% of follicular lymphomas will transform to what condition after 10 years? what is the name of this process?

diffuse large cell lymphoma

Richter transformation

8

what are the very aggressive NHLs?

lymphoblastic lymphoma
Burkitt
any T cell lymphoma

9

stem cell transplants are reserved for what lymphomas?

DLCL and very aggressive

10

chronic lymphocytic leukemia always consists of what cell type? where is it found?

B cell

BM and peripheral blood

11

CLL is positive for what markers?

CD5 and CD 20