Original Publication Date: 1 August, 2014
Publication / Source: International Journal of Hematologic Oncology
Authors: Pier Paolo Piccaluga, Anna Gazzola, Claudia Mannu, Stefano A Pileri, Pier Luigi Zinzani
Nodal peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCLs) are very aggressive tumors characterized by poor response to conventional chemotherapy and dismal prognosis. Recent evidence has indicated that, at least for patients aged less than 60 years, frontline high-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation can be an effective strategy.