Post-Therapy Imaging in Lymphoma

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Kenneth R. Carson, MD, assistant professor, Division of Oncology, Washington University, discusses post-therapy imaging in lymphoma.

Kenneth R. Carson, MD, assistant professor, Division of Oncology, Washington University, discusses post-therapy imaging in lymphoma.

Clinical Pearls:

  • Those in favor of post-therapy imaging would say patients may receive clinical benefit from surveillance imaging.
  • There is no evidence that suggests that post-therapy imaging improves overall survival.
  • Post-therapy imaging is also expensive and radiation exposure may harm the patient.
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