Radiotherapy for cutaneous malignant lymphoma

Mitsuhiro Takemoto, T. Shinya, N. Katayama, K. Himei, M. Kuroda, S. Kanazawa, T. Oono, K. Iwatsuki, K. Shinagawa, M. Tanimoto, K. Ichimura, T. Yoshino

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We reviewed consecutive 14 cases of cutaneous malignant lymphoma treated with 3-10MeV electron beams. B cell type and T cell type were each 7 cases. Two and five-year overall survival rates were 88.9% and 47.6%, respectively. Two and five-year progression free survival (PFS) rates were 55.6% and 27.8%. respectively. Early and late complications were observed each in one case. Univariate PFS analysis showed that lymph node(s) involvement, value of serum lactate dehydrogenase, previous chemotherapy and a number of irradiated field were significant prognostic factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)624-629
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 29 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Takemoto, M., Shinya, T., Katayama, N., Himei, K., Kuroda, M., Kanazawa, S., Oono, T., Iwatsuki, K., Shinagawa, K., Tanimoto, M., Ichimura, K., & Yoshino, T. (2006). Radiotherapy for cutaneous malignant lymphoma. Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology, 51(5), 624-629.