Categorical data such as gender, LDH, extra nodal site involvement, bone marrow Involvement, bulky disease
, IPI score, stage of disease, chemotherapy, response to chemotherapy were presented as frequency and percentage.
has an impact on outcomes in primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the breast: a retrospective analysis at a single institution.
Patient's demographics, clinical characteristics at presentation like Ann Arbor stage, IPI, presence of bulky disease
, baseline and follow-up imaging, biopsy results from residual masses, response to therapy, and survival duration were recorded.
While experimental, for women with bulky disease
(greater than 2 cm), neoadjuvant chemotherapy and subsequent trachelectomy has been reported (Gynecol.
This breath analysis method presents the potential for a cheaper and more reliable diagnostic option for patients found to have bulky disease
on a CT scan.
Conclusions: Bulky disease
was bad prognostic factor for OS.
The following baseline clinical characteristics were recorded: sex, age, stage, presence of bulky disease
or B symptoms, performance status and blood counts.
Data showed an antitumour activity in HL patients progressing after stem cell transplantation (SCT) with bulky disease
in about a third of patients within two cycles of therapy.
was defined as the presence of a nodal mass greater than 10 cm in diameter.
Patients received radiotherapy (36 Gy) to sites of initial bulky disease
and extranodal disease.
He had massive hepatosplenomegaly and widespread enlarged lymph nodes with a mediastinal bulky disease
Patients with bulky disease
may require neoadjuvant chemotherapy and/or primary interval cytoreduction.