Key clinical point: Prognosis post relapse following primary radiotherapy was found to be excellent for patients with localized follicular lymphoma (FL).
Major finding: The 3-year overall survival rate was 91.4% for patients with relapsed FL after primary radiotherapy.
Study details: A retrospective analysis of 512 patients with localized FL.
Disclosures: No funding sources were reported. The researchers reported having no conflicts of interest.
Binkley MS et al. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Mar 8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.03.004.