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When Kids Need Chemo for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Treatment : Understanding the Options for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

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  • The treatment you get for non-Hodgkin lymphoma will depend on the type of lymphoma, the stage and the how fast it’s growing
  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common type diagnosed in the United States and worldwide
  • People with aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma can expect to get a chemotherapy combination called R-CHOP

Treatment : Understanding the Options for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

  • The treatment you get for non-Hodgkin lymphoma will depend on the type of lymphoma, the stage and the how fast it’s growing
  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common type diagnosed in the United States and worldwide
  • People with aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma can expect to get a chemotherapy combination called R-CHOP

Treatment : Chemotherapy

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Treatment : Treating Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children

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Treatment : Treating Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in Children

  • Children with non-Hodgkin lymphoma are typically given more aggressive chemotherapy because their bodies are generally able to tolerate it better
  • Long-term survival in children with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma is over 90%

Treatment : Mantle Cell Lymphoma

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  • Mantle cell lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • The disease can be either slow-growing (indolent) or fast-growing (aggressive)
  • Aggressive mantle cell lymphoma may be treated with a combination of a monoclonal antibody (rituximab) and chemotherapy

Treatment : Mantle Cell Lymphoma

  • Mantle cell lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • The disease can be either slow-growing (indolent) or fast-growing (aggressive)
  • Aggressive mantle cell lymphoma may be treated with a combination of a monoclonal antibody (rituximab) and chemotherapy
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