Transformed follicular lymphoma (tFL): consolidation therapy may improve survival

Transformed follicular lymphoma (tFL): consolidation therapy may improve survival Ir J Med Sci (2017) 186:589–595 DOI 10.1007/s11845-017-1594-z ORIGINAL ARTICLE Transformed follicular lymphoma (tFL): consolidation therapy may improve survival 1,2 2,3 1,2 1,2 1,2 • • • • • E. Elhassadi R. Flavin P. Browne E. Conneally P. Hayden 4 1 1,2 • • F. Quinn E. Higgins E. Vandenberghe Received: 30 August 2016 / Accepted: 2 March 2017 / Published online: 21 March 2017 Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland 2017 Abstract presented with stage III/IV disease. Thirteen (50%) patients Purpose Retrospective study to evaluate the outcome of presented with de novo tFL and the remainder had previ- patients with transformed follicular lymphoma (tFL) trea- ously diagnosed FL, with a median time to transformation ted with rituximab-containing chemotherapy and of 5.7 (range 1–15) years. The median follow-up time from consolidation. tFL diagnosis to December 2015 is 8 (range 4–14) years. Patients and methods Patients diagnosed with tFL from All patients received immuno-chemotherapy achieving an 2003 to 2013 treated with consolidation therapy with last overall response rate (ORR) of 100%. Fourteen (54%), follow-up in December 2015 were identified from the patients were transplant eligible and based on donor institutional lymphoma database and included in this study. availability, six had http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -) Springer Journals

Transformed follicular lymphoma (tFL): consolidation therapy may improve survival

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Springer London
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Copyright © 2017 by Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland
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Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine; General Practice / Family Medicine
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0021-1265
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1863-4362
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10.1007/s11845-017-1594-z
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