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The Latest in Diagnosing and Treating Lymphoma

Although lymphoma, or cancer of the immune system, was one of the first cancers to be cured, advancements are still being made. Decades ago radiation was the only treatment, but today chemotherapy is used in conjunction to allow for increased cure rates. Additionally, newer treatments such as targeted therapies are being developed to induce less toxicity but give hope for a higher rate of cure. Watch as Dr. Jose Azar—Cancer Specialist at IU Health and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine—details the latest treatments for lymphoma as well as the newer diagnostic tools that are available.

Tags: cancer, lymphoma, radiation, chemotherapy, video
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The Latest in Diagnosing and Treating Lymphoma

Although lymphoma, or cancer of the immune system, was one of the first cancers to be cured, advancements are still being made. Decades ago radiation was the only treatment, but today chemotherapy is used in conjunction to allow for increased cure rates. Additionally, newer treatments such as targeted therapies are being developed to induce less toxicity but give hope for a higher rate of cure. Watch as Dr. Jose Azar—Cancer Specialist at IU Health and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine—details the latest treatments for lymphoma as well as the newer diagnostic tools that are available.

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