Initial treatment of peripheral T cell lymphoma
- Eric Jacobsen, MD
Eric Jacobsen, MD
- Assistant Professor of Medicine
- Harvard Medical School
- Arnold S Freedman, MD
Arnold S Freedman, MD
- Section Editor — Lymphoproliferative Disorders
- Professor of Medicine
- Harvard Medical School
The peripheral T cell lymphomas (PTCL) are a heterogeneous group of generally aggressive neoplasms that constitute less than 15 percent of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) in adults. Among these, in decreasing frequency of occurrence, are:
●Peripheral T cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified (PTCL, NOS)
●Anaplastic large cell lymphoma, primary systemic type (ALCL)
●Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma (AITL)
●Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal typeTo continue reading this article, you must log in with your personal, hospital, or group practice subscription. For more information on subscription options, click below on the option that best describes you:
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- PRETREATMENT EVALUATION
- OVERVIEW OF TREATMENT
- INDUCTION THERAPY
- CONSOLIDATION THERAPY
- - Autologous
- - Allogeneic
- MODIFICATION FOR SUBTYPES
- Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
- Angioimmunoblastic T cell lymphoma
- Hepatosplenic T cell lymphoma
- Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T cell lymphoma
- Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma, nasal type
- Enteropathy-associated T cell intestinal lymphoma
- Adult T cell leukemia-lymphoma
- PATIENT FOLLOW-UP
- Response assessment
- Surveillance for relapse
- CLINICAL TRIALS
- SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS