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Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Current Strategies, Ongoing Challenges, and Future Treatments in Follicular Lymphoma

Faculty : Steven Horwitz, MD. Associate Attending
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Ultima Vez Modificado: 3 de mayo del 2013

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Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is the most common hematologic malignancy in adults, and the sixth most common cancer diagnosed in the United States each year. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 1)Review recent revisions to NHL treatment guidelines, including updated therapy algorithms, 2) Review the complications associated with treating patients with NHL, and 3) Review the most current data about new therapies, treatment strategies, and combination regimens for NHL.

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