Blood cancers

New clinical score identifies follicular lymphoma patients at high-risk of progression

A new prognostic model has been developed to identify high-risk follicular lymphoma patients likely to progress early after receiving first-line therapy. The nine-item Follicular Lymphoma Evaluation Index (FLEX) includes male sex, the sum of the products of lesion diameters (SPD) in the highest quartile, histologic grade 3A, more than two extranodal sites, ECOG performance status >1, hemoglobin <12 ...

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