Author | Lawrence Cher, MD

Articles

Commentary (Hochberg/Cher): Current Management of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

January 01, 1995

Dr. DeAngelis provides a succinct analysis of primary central nervous system lymphoma and its management. This malignancy remains a puzzle because of its unusual behavior, being widely disseminated within the CNS, and yet rarely involving the systemic compartment. Patients who develop primary central nervous system lymphoma need to be divided into two groups: Those who are immunocompetent and those who are immunocompromised, including patients with HIV infection and transplantation recipients.