Author | Philip J. Bierman, MD

Articles

Surgery for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma: Is It Time for Reevaluation?

July 16, 2014

Relatively few patients with primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (PCNSL) will have tumors that are amenable to resection. In the absence of the highest quality data, at least it is good to know that in the modern era, patients with PCNSL are probably not harmed by judicious tumor resection.

Radiation for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: More Questions Than Answers

December 01, 2010

Radiation therapy has an essential role for certain patients with DLBCL. It is hoped that ongoing and future trials will identify the patients who will benefit from this treatment and those for whom it is unnecessary.

Looking Back (and Ahead) at Salvage Treatment for Non‑Hodgkin Lymphoma

June 04, 2009

Drs. Hernandez-Ilizaliturri and Czuczman should be complimented on their comprehensive review of management options for patients with relapsed and refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

Adult Burkitt Lymphoma: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

November 30, 2008

Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is a unique B-cell lymphoma characterized by a high proliferation rate and cytogenetic changes related to c-myc proto-oncogene overexpression. Burkitt lymphoma is a highly aggressive B-cell lymphoma that is most frequently seen in children and young adults in endemic areas.