PET-Directed therapy for early-stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

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Published: 24 Dec 2019
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Prof Daniel Persky - University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, USA

Dr Daniel Persky speaks to ecancer at the ASH 2019 meeting in Orlando about his trial for patients with early-stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

All patients received standard R-CHOP therapy, and then underwent a PET scan after their third cycle of treatment.

His results that patients may be able to safely skip radiation treatment after a clear positron-emission tomography (PET) scan.