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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma treatment details. Chemotherapy. Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, United States

Survival: 10.1 months
Toxicity Grade: 5
Treatments: Chemotherapy
Drugs: Pemetrexed
Country: United States
City/State/Province: Chicago, IL
Hospital: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Journal: Link
Date: 8/2012

This study involved 11 primary central nervous system lymphoma patients who had received prior chemotherapy. The median patient age was 69.8 years and 8 were male.

Patients were treated with the chemotherapy agent pemetrexed.

There were two treatment-related deaths due to infection in this study. Grade 4 thrombocytopenia and leukopenia were also reported.

The median overall survival was 10.1 months.

This study was partially supported by Eli Lilly.

Correspondence: Dr. Jeffrey J. Raizer; email:

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