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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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.
Bendamustine Plus Rituximab Is Superior in Respect of Progression Free Survival and CR Rate When Compared to CHOP Plus Rituximab as First-Line Treatment of Patients with Advanced Follicular, Indolent, and Mantle Cell Lymphomas: Final Results of a Randomized Phase III Study of the StiL (Study Group Indolent Lymphomas, Germany) Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts) 2009 Nov;114:405.