The purpose of this essay concerning Hodgkin’s disease is to provide a general overview of the disease, to describe the general approach taken at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, and to speculate on future directions which might be taken to improve results. An attempt to present principles is made. Further, it is recognized that the management is complex and often involves sophisticated clinical techniques and equipment, particularly in radiotherapy. In general, if sophisticated staging techniques are not available, surgical approaches will be necessary, and if sophisticated radiotherapy cannot be done, the chemotherapeutic regimens described can be substituted.
KeywordsComplete Remission Extended Field Radiotherapy Milan Group Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Study Total Nodal Irradiation
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