NCCN Guidelines Insights: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas, Version 3.2016.

Horwitz SM, Zelenetz AD, Gordon LI, Wierda WG, Abramson JS, Advani RH, Andreadis CB, Bartlett N, Byrd JC, Fayad LE, Fisher RI, Glenn MJ, Habermann TM, Lee Harris N, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri F, Hoppe RT, Kaminski MS, Kelsey CR, Kim YH, Krivacic S, LaCasce AS, Lunning M, Nademanee A, Press O, Rabinovitch R, Reddy N, Reid E, Roberts K, Saad AA, Sokol L, Swinnen LJ, Vose JM, Yahalom J, Zafar N, Dwyer M, Sundar H, Porcu P
J Natl Compr Canc Netw 14 1067-79 09/01/2016

Abstract

Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCLs) represent a relatively uncommon heterogeneous group of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs) with an aggressive clinical course and poor prognosis. Anthracycline-based multiagent chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy followed by first-line consolidation with high-dose therapy followed by autologous stem cell rescue (HDT/ASCR) is the standard approach to most of the patients with newly diagnosed PTCL. Relapsed or refractory disease is managed with second-line systemic therapy followed by HDT/ASCR or allogeneic stem cell transplant, based on the patient's eligibility for transplant. In recent years, several newer agents have shown significant activity in patients with relapsed or refractory disease across all 4 subtypes of PTCL. These NCCN Guideline Insights highlight the important updates to the NCCN Guidelines for NHL, specific to the management of patients with relapsed or refractory PTCL.

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