Author | Bertrand Coiffier, MD, PhD


When Can R-CHOP Not Be Used in an Elderly Patient?

February 16, 2013

Elderly patients may have several such comorbidities, but their impact on normal life is minimal-and so most of these patients may receive a curative treatment such as R-CHOP. Very elderly patients have more comorbidities with greater impact, with the result that some of their vital organs exhibit functional deficiency.

Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

February 15, 2012

In this article, we review the current knowledge on the biological findings, clinical features, and therapeutic approaches for splenic marginal zone lymphoma.

Nodal Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma

January 17, 2012

The aim of this review is twofold: to summarize descriptions of the clinical presentation provided in published series in order to help clinicians recognize and treat patients, and to discuss diagnostic difficulties faced by hematopathologists when dealing with these lesions and others in the differential diagnosis that must be distinguished from one another.

MALT Lymphomas: Pathogenesis Can Drive Treatment

November 15, 2011

Marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is an indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma arising from the lymphoid tissue at extranodal sites.