Canterbury DHB

Context

Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)

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Management

Management

Response to chemotherapy such as CHOP in the ALK+ group is good and up to 70% appear to be cured by this treatment even with advanced disease. In ALK-negative patients the outlook is extremely poor with only 15-30% long term survivors. See Savage KJ, Blood Reviews (2007); 21:201-16 for a review of T cell lymphoma.

About this Canterbury DHB document (5961):

Document Owner:

Peter Ganly (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

November 2018

Next Review:

November 2021

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Topic Code: 5961