- NHL Treatment
- Hodgkin's Treatment
- Clinical Trials
- Monoclonal Antibodies
- Types of NHL
Lymphoma and Pets
Risk of Second Cancers Unaffected by Transplant
Now, transplants do have a great deal of risk themselves - susceptibility to infection, immune system impairment, etc. But this study is important in showing the risk of cancer from the treatment itself is the same (8-9%) with standard chemo or chemo followed by transplant.
Other reports are suggesting that lymphoma patients receiving radiation therapy are at higher risk for complications including secondary cancers.