Findings from a small, retrospective study showed that external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) induced an overall response rate of 86% in patients with relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma.
Regarding safety, the investigators wrote, “Toxicity induced by radiotherapy was very low. No events above grade 1 were noted, with 1 mucitis, 1 radio dermatitis, and 1 xerostomia.”
Grignano É, Deau-Fischer B, Loganadane G, et al. Radiotherapy of relapse-refractory follicular lymphoma [published on line Feb 21, 2018]. Cancer Radiother. doi: 10.1016/j.canrad.2017.09.003.
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