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Current treatment options for aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma in elderly and frail patients: practical considerations for the hematologist - Katrin Schmittlutz, Reinhard Marks, 2021

Current treatment options for aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma in elderly and frail patients: practical considerations for the hematologist - Katrin Schmittlutz, Reinhard Marks, 2021

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https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2040620721996484

Abstract Treatment decisions for aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma in elderly and frail patients still remain challenging. The heterogeneity of elderly patients consists of various physical and psychological states, coexisting comorbidities as well as frailty and socioeconomic status.

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    This is a nice review on elderly dlbcl. It seems likely that with newer less toxic therapies and better categorization of elderly patients into functional categories that we will hopefully be able to improve the cure rate of this disease in the elderly