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Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: clinical review

Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5

Published

January 2, 2014

Updated

October 25, 2016

Programme Description

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr Mary Gleeson and Professor David Cunningham cover the diagnosis, management and prognosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Key learning points include classification of lymphoma as Hodgkin or non-Hodgkin type, the Ann Arbor staging system and new developments in managing the disease.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, GPs should be better able to:
  • Understand the classification of lymphomas
  • Explain the likely treatments for DLBCL
  • Appreciate the prognosis for patients with DLBCL
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Mary Gleeson
    The Royal Marsden Hospital
    London
    UK

    Professor David Cunningham
    The Royal Marsden Hospital
    London
    UK

    Test authors
    Dr Mary Gleeson
    The Royal Marsden Hospital
    London
    UK

    Professor David Cunningham
    The Royal Marsden Hospital
    London
    UK

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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