Chapter 97. Malignant Lymphomas
Which of the following kinase inhibitors can be used in the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma that has progressed despite multiple chemotherapy treatments?
Which of the following unique toxicities are associated with the ABVD regimen?
C. Hepatic encephalopathy
For a patient presenting with lymphadenopathy and a suspected diagnosis of lymphoma, the most appropriate diagnostic test would be:
C. Surgical lymph node excision
E. Serum protein electrophoresis
Which of the following prophylactic medications should be administered before the infusion of single-agent rituximab?
Which of the following agents should not be administered intrathecally for a patient with primary CNS lymphoma?
E. All of these medications can be administered intrathecally
Which of the following is not a negative prognostic factor in advanced Hodgkin lymphoma?
A. Platelets < 100,000/μL (100 × 109/L)
B. WBCs > 15,000/mm3(15 × 109/L)
E. Albumin < 4 g/dL (40 g/L)
Standard chemotherapy for front-line treatment for advanced (stage III/IV) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is: