The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) has reported on many malignancies occurring in men and women in the U. S. from>1400 contributing hospitals.
The current report on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) is a companion to an upcoming Patient Care Evaluation study of this relatively common and serious cancer.
This report is comprised of all NHL cases submitted to the NCDB divided into two diagnostic-year groups : 1985-1988 and 1990-1993.
Variables routinely collected by hospital cancer registries have been analyzed to report on patterns of diagnosis and treatment.
High grade NHL cases were more likely to be Stage IV (40.8%) than were low or intermediate grade cases (34.8% and 32.5%, respectively).
Patients with NHL arising from lymph node sites tended to present with more advanced disease (55.8% with Stages III and IV disease), whereas patients with NHL arising from extranodal sites and non-lymph node nodal sites presented at an earlier stage (64.7% and 74.0%, respectively, with Stage I or Stage II disease).
Approximately 67% of all patients underwent chemotherapy, whereas only 25% underwent surgery or radiation.
By histology, 5-year survival was 68.8% for low grade disease, 51.9% for intermediate grade disease, and 45.8% for high grade disease ; by stage, survival rates ranged from 73.5% for Stage I to 42.9% for Stage IV disease. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Lymphome non hodgkinien, Homme, Base donnée, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Cancérologie, Traitement, Pronostic, Survie, Etude statistique, Informatique biomédicale, Hémopathie maligne, Lymphoprolifératif syndrome, Registre spécifique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Non Hodgkin lymphoma, Human, Database, United States, North America, America, Cancerology, Treatment, Prognosis, Survival, Statistical study, Biomedical data processing, Malignant hemopathy, Lymphoproliferative syndrome
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Cote : 98-0098361
Code Inist : 002B19B. Création : 22/06/1998.