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Functional Imaging in Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • Andrea GallaminiEmail author
  • Martin Hutchings
  • Anna Borra
Chapter
Part of the Hematologic Malignancies book series (HEMATOLOGIC)

Abstract

Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) has become a curable malignancy with more than 90 % of patients alive and 80 % considered cured after a minimum follow-up of 6 years. These results have been obtained by a combination of factors influencing treatment outcome in different ways. These can be briefly summarised: (a) a high chemo- and radiosensitivity of the tumour, (b) an increasing accuracy of staging procedures, and (c) different treatment strategies tailored to well-defined categories of patients with a different risk of treatment failure.

Keywords

Standardise Uptake Value Hodgkin Lymphoma Metabolic Tumour Volume Brentuximab Vedotin Hodgkin Lymphoma Patient 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Gallamini
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Martin Hutchings
    • 3
    • 4
  • Anna Borra
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Research and Medical Innovation, A Lacassagne Cancer CenterNice UniversityNiceFrance
  2. 2.Hematology DepartmentAzienda Ospedaliera S. Croce e CarleCuneoItaly
  3. 3.Department of HematologyRigshospitalet, Copenhagen University HospitalCopenhagenDenmark
  4. 4.Department of OncologyCopenhagen University HospitalCopenhagenDenmark

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