What is the role of medications in the treatment of Burkitt lymphoma/Burkitt-like lymphoma (BL/BLL)?

Updated: Dec 20, 2019
  • Author: Ali H Kanbar, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Intensive systemic chemotherapy is the treatment of choice for this aggressive disease in all its stages. [33] Supportive medications are used to help control the adverse effects of chemotherapy, such as nausea, vomiting, tumor lysis syndrome, and infections.


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