central nervous system prophylaxis

central nervous system prophylaxis

Oncology Chemotherapy or RT to the CNS as preemptive therapy for killing CA cells that may be lurking in the brain and spinal cord
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Incidence and risk factors of central nervous system relapse in histologically aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma uniformly treated and receiving intrathecal central nervous system prophylaxis: a GELA study on 974 patients.
Lymphoblastic lymphomas are treated similar to acute lymphoblastic leukemia with combination chemotherapy protocols consisting of intensive remission-induction chemotherapy, central nervous system prophylaxis, consolidation chemotherapy, and subsequent maintenance therapy for 18 months.
The patient reached hematological remission after one cycle of chemotherapy and we proceeded to central nervous system prophylaxis with cranial radiotherapy and intrathecal methotrexate.
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