What is the treatment other than radiation for lymphoma ?
hi doctor ,my sister is suffering from non hodgkin lymphoma n undergone 8 cycles of chop n 3 cycles of mine n then 25 days of radiation therapy ,still her tumor has not gone ,what treatment options am i left with???
you should have restaging of cancer by PET-CT Scan.if disease have progressed than 3rd line of chemotherapy(DHAP/ESHAP) can be started . if there is repeated lines of chemotherapy than final option is BMT.
hi welcome to healthcaremagic..
treatment options depends upon *The grade of the lymphoma (low, intermediate, or high grade).
* The stage of the disease.
* The location of the tumor.
* The patient's age and overall health.
If nothing works out u can go for monoclonal antibody immunotherapy or stem celltransplantation..consult a good medical oncologist
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