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Best treatment approach for early stage follicular lymphoma is unclear

Key clinical point: A retrospective study revealed similar outcomes among patients with early stage follicular lymphoma, regardless of the treatment they received.

Major finding: There was no significant difference in overall survival between patients who received active treatment and those who were managed with watchful waiting (P = .90).

Study details: A retrospective study of 365 patients with newly diagnosed, stage I/II follicular lymphoma.

Disclosures: The researchers reported relationships with many pharmaceutical companies.


Tobin JWD et al. Blood Adv. 2019 Oct 8;3(19):2804-11.