low-grade lymphoma

low-grade lymphoma

Any relatively indolent lymphoma classified by the Working Formulation (a now-obsolete system for classifying lymphomas) as having a prolonged survival of 5 to 7.5 years, often with minimal therapy.
 
Examples
Small lymphocytic (plasmacytoid) lymphoma, follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma, follicular mixed small cleaved and large cell lymphoma.

low-grade lymphoma

Indolent lymphoma Any relatively indolent lymphoma classified by the Working Formulation, with a prolonged survival of 5 to 7.5 yrs, often with minimal therapy Examples Small lymphocytic–plasmacytoid lymphoma, follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma, follicular mixed small cleaved & large cell lymphoma. See Lymphoma, REAL classification, Working Formulation.
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However, a majority of low-grade lymphoma patients are asymptomatic.
While CTCL is often regarded as a low-grade lymphoma, it is slowly progressive and can take anywhere from several years to upwards of ten to reach tumour stage.
CTCL is a low-grade lymphoma and usually develops very slowly.
SOUTH AMERICAN legend Jorge Ricardo, the first jockey in the world to ride 10,000 winners, is to take an extended break from race riding to undergo chemotherapy treatment for low-grade lymphoma in his native Brazil.
2) Takahashi et al noted that most reported oral non-Hodgkin's lymphomas were B-cell lymphomas; cases of low-grade lymphoma of the palate outnumbered cases of extranodal lymphoma of the palate.
On the other hand, there is precedent for adenocarcinoma and low-grade lymphoma in the same organ (stomach) being caused by the same infectious organism (Helicobacter pylori).
Oncophage was well tolerated, with no adverse effects, and researchers concluded that Oncophage treatment is feasible, safe and may be effective in patients with low-grade lymphoma.
1) Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma is a low-grade lymphoma with an indolent clinical course and a median survival of 5 to 10 years.
LOW-GRADE LYMPHOMA, A COMMON FORM, IS NOT CURABLE WITH STANDARD CVP CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT.
It is a low-grade lymphoma, and its course is indolent.
1,5,22) Considering the systemic nature of most cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, we believe that chemotherapy has a role, especially in cases of low-grade lymphoma.

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