Transformed Lymphoma

Stephane Doucet*, Jane Norma Winter

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter presents a series of case studies with multiple choice questions and answers on transformed lymphomas (TLs). It discusses the risk factors for transformation in a patient with follicular lymphoma (FL) grade 1-2. The chapter also discusses the chance of histological transformation to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the molecular or genetic events that underlie the process of transformation, and the uses of positron emission tomography (PET) scan. It tabulates the results of studies of autologous and allogeneic transplantation in TLs, and also the results of studies with newer agents that have included TLs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCancer Consult
Subtitle of host publicationExpertise for Clinical Practice
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781118589199
ISBN (Print)9781118589212
StatePublished - Jun 20 2014


  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)
  • Follicular lymphoma (FL)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Transformed lymphomas (TLs)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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