Journal article

Diagnosis, management and follow up of peripheral T cell lymphomas: A Consensus Practice Statement from the Australasian Lymphoma Alliance.

G Hapgood, M Latimer, ST Lee, B Kuss, S Lade, JWD Tobin, D Purtill, BA Campbell, HM Prince, EA Hawkes, J Shortt, D Radeski

Intern Med J | Published : 2021


Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCLs) represent a heterogeneous disease group accounting for 10% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. PTCL patients have typically poorer outcomes compared to aggressive B-cell lymphomas. However, such outcomes are heavily dependent upon subtype. Although anthracycline-based regimens such as cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (CHOP) remain the standard first-line treatment for most aggressive PTCLs, there are important variations including incorporation of novel agents, use of radiotherapy and judicious consideration of stem cell transplantation. Relapsed or refractory disease represents a significant area of unmet need where chemotherapy intensific..

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