Radiation Therapy for Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma: Guidelines From the International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group
Richard W Tsang, Belinda A Campbell, Jayant S Goda, Chris R Kelsey, Youlia M Kirova, Rahul R Parikh, Andrea K Ng, Umberto Ricardi, Chang-Ok Suh, Peter M Mauch, Lena Specht, Joachim Yahalom
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2018
PURPOSE: To develop guidelines for the work-up and radiation therapy (RT) management of patients with plasma cell neoplasms. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A literature review was conducted covering staging, work-up, and RT management of plasma cell neoplasms. Guidelines were developed through consensus by an international panel of radiation oncologists with expertise in these diseases, from the International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group. RT volume definitions are based on the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements. RESULTS: Plasma cell neoplasms account for approximately one-fifth of mature B-cell neoplasms in the United States. The majority (∼95%) are diagnosed as multip..View full abstract
L.S. receives personal fees from Takeda and MSD, travel support from Takeda and Merck, and receives grant support from Varian.