indolent lymphoma


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indolent lymphoma

A popular nonspecific term for a slowly evolving and/or asymptomatic lymphoproliferative disorder.

Indolent lymphoma (also called low-grade)

Cancerous growths of lymphoid tissue that progress slowly to more aggressive forms of cancer.
Mentioned in: MALT Lymphoma
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PI3K[delta] inhibition by idelalisib in patients with relapsed indolent lymphoma. N Engl J Med.
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Indolent Lymphoma
The mean Ki-67 value was 26.6% in indolent lymphomas, 67.2% in aggressive lymphomas, and 97.6% in very aggressive lymphomas.
Indolent lymphomas are usually not curable and are treated with palliative therapy.
PET scanning is useful in disease detection in most Hodgkin lymphoma variants especially the aggressive and highly aggressive NHL variants, while its overall usefulness in the indolent lymphomas remains unclear.