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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma treatment details. Biologic therapy. Chemotherapy. Hormone. Fujian Medical University, Fujian, China



Survival: 22.4 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Biologic therapy
Chemotherapy
Hormone
   
Drugs:
Country: China
   
City/State/Province: Fujian
   
Hospital: Fujian Medical University
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 11/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 16 refractory or relapsed aggressive non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients who were in a state of poor health. The median patient age was 55 years and 11 were male.

Treatment:
Patients received chemotherapy with mitoxantrone, etoposide, and bleomycin, as well as the corticosteroid dexamethasone.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicities were of grade 4 and included leukopenia, neutropenia, and thrombocytopenia. Grade 2 nausea, constipation, and pneumonia were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 22.4 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Xi Shi; email: xishi9999@163.com

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