Standard of Care Relapsed DLBCL

  • Kayane Mheidly
  • Roch HouotEmail author
  • Michael Scordo
  • Craig Moskowitz
Part of the Hematologic Malignancies book series (HEMATOLOGIC)


At least 50% of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) experience long-term disease-free survival [1, 2]. Although the addition of anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody rituximab (R) to conventional chemotherapy has dramatically improved event-free survival (EFS) and overall survival (OS) in DLBCL [3], a significant proportion of patients are refractory or relapse following first-line treatment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kayane Mheidly
    • 1
  • Roch Houot
    • 2
    Email author
  • Michael Scordo
    • 3
  • Craig Moskowitz
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Clinical HematologyRennes University Hospital, University of Rennes, CHU de Rennes PontchaillouRennesFrance
  2. 2.Department of Clinical HematologyRennes University Hospital, Inserm 1236, University of Rennes, CHU de Rennes PontchaillouRennesFrance
  3. 3.Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, Department of MedicineMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

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