Blood cancers

Image guided chemo boosts remission in advanced Hodgkin lymphoma: SWOG

Using PET imaging to guide chemotherapy increases the chances of remission and reduces side effects in patients with advanced Hodgkin lymphoma, a SWOG trial reports. The phase II SWOG S0816 study involved 331 patients with Stage III and IV Hodgkin lymphoma who received a PET scan after two initial cycles of doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine ...

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