What is the role of single alkylating agents in the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)?

Updated: Mar 15, 2019
  • Author: Muhammad Rashid Abbasi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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This therapy (eg, chlorambucil, 0.1-0.2 mg/kg for 3-6 wk) may be preferable for elderly patients or for those with serious comorbid medical problems who require therapy for lymphoma.


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