Ann LaCasce

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Hodgkin lymphoma

Hodgkin lymphoma What every physician needs to know: Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is divided into two subgroups, including classical HL (CHL) and nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma (NLPHL). While classical HL is divided into four distinct entities: nodular sclerosis, mixed cellularity, lymphocyte-rich, and lymphocyte-depleted, the subtypes have little prognostic significance with current therapies. However, differentiating between…

Mantle cell lymphoma

Mantle cell lymphoma What every physician needs to know: Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a rare subtype of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, comprising approximately 7% of all cases. The median age of patients at diagnosis is 65 and males represent 75% of cases. The vast majority of patients present with stage IV disease, and the gastrointestinal tract,…

Mantle cell lymphoma

Mantle cell lymphoma What every physician needs to know: Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a rare subtype of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, comprising approximately 7% of all cases. The median age of patients at diagnosis is 65 and males represent 75% of cases. The vast majority of patients present with stage IV disease, and the gastrointestinal tract,…

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