What are the treatment options for Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin disease) with bulky mediastinal disease?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Patients with early-stage disease with bulky mediastinal disease are treated differently than those with early-stage unfavorable disease without bulky mediastinal disease. In the United States, these individuals are usually treated with ABVD for 4-6 cycles, followed by ISRT at 36 Gy. [73]


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