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Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Introduction

Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: A form of lymphoma that occurs externally to the lymph nodes. It usually in the nasal area but can also occur in the gastrointestinal tract, trachea, skin, liver and other soft tissues. This particular type of lymphoma is rare but tends to be aggressive. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma is available below.

Symptoms of Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

Treatments for Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

  • Treatment varies depending on factors such as stage of cancer and health of the patient. Optimal treatment regimens are still being researched
  • Treatment options include:
  • Chemotherapy - usually CHOP regimen
  • Radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy
  • Bone marrow transplant - investigational therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Complications

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Causes of Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

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Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

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Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

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Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

Prognosis for Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Patients with tumors in the upper aerodigestive tract tend to have a better prognosis than patients with tumors in other locations. This type of tumor is generally aggressive. Early diagnosis can result in a better prognosis. The presence of B symptoms (weight loss, fever, night sweats) indicates systemic involvement and a poorer prognosis.

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More information about Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma

  1. Extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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