Abstract The optimal therapy and radiation dose for patients with localized primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma (PCBCL) are unknown. We retrospectively identified 23 patients with localized (T1-T2) PCBCL treated with definitive radiation to doses ranging from 30-44 Gy (median, 36 Gy). With median follow-up of 4.8 years, the 5-year overall survival rate was 100%, the relapse-free survival rate was 71% (95% CI, 46-86%) and there were no local recurrences, suggesting that radiotherapy to a dose of 30 Gy may be sufficient for cure.
Am old enough to understand the difference between the Bay of Pigs - and roasting a pig at a epicurian feast. Been thru the hippy, yippie and yuppie years - always remaining who I am.
Very much believe in "Sing your own song - weave your own tapestry"
Am young enough to still know the thrill of new discoveries, the beauty of the evening, to celebrate the joy of another tommorow.
Survived these many decades with a severe medical problems. Sorting out the maze of now having two lymphomas and all their nasty little companions, but I continue.
Besides, being a simple iconoclastic eclectic, have been called many things. An incurable romanticist - with a strong touch of reality. Thinker, intellectual (God, how I hate that term) - been told I am a lion with the heart of the poet.
Know how to wage war and conquer my foes - but would rather be known as one who brings hope and life. To bring hope into anothers life is the ultimate of joys.
Life should be about bringing hope, peace, vision... a sense of purpose beyond yourself.