What other factors have important prognostic value in B-cell NHL?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The following factors are not a part of the Ann Arbor staging system, but have important prognostic value in B-cell NHL:

  • Age
  • Performance status
  • Tumor size
  • Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) values
  • Number of extranodal sites involved

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