Epidemiology and Pathology of T- and NK-Cell Lymphomas

  • Parwiz J. Siaghani
  • Jerry T. Wong
  • John Chan
  • Dennis D. Weisenburger
  • Joo Y. SongEmail author
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 176)


Purpose: This review will describe and update readers on the recent changes in the 2017 WHO classification regarding peripheral T-cell lymphomas.

Recent findings: Signficant advances in molecular studies have resulted in revisions to the classification as well as introduction to provisional entities such as breast implant-associated ALCL and nodal PTCL with T-follicular helper phenotype.

Summary: Major advances in molecular and gene expression profiling has expanded our knowledge of these rare and aggressive diseases.


T-cell lymphoma Classification Molecular 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parwiz J. Siaghani
    • 1
  • Jerry T. Wong
    • 2
  • John Chan
    • 1
  • Dennis D. Weisenburger
    • 1
  • Joo Y. Song
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of PathologyCity of Hope National Medical CenterDuarteUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyRoswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffaloUSA

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