When is consultation with a radiation oncologist indicated in the treatment of pediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: J Martin Johnston, MD; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Consider consultation with a radiation oncologist. As previously discussed, however, radiation therapy generally has a limited role in the treatment of pediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and it is applied almost exclusively in situations deemed to be real or potential emergencies.


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