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AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Treatment Options for AIDS-Related Lymphoma

A link to a list of current clinical trials is included for each treatment section. For some types or stages of cancer, there may not be any trials listed. Check with your doctor for clinical trials that are not listed here but may be right for you.

AIDS-Related Peripheral/Systemic Lymphoma

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There is no standard treatment plan for AIDS-related peripheral/systemic lymphoma. Treatment is adjusted for each patient and is usually one or more of the following:

  • Combination chemotherapy.
  • High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant.
  • A clinical trial of monoclonal antibodies.
  • A clinical trial of different treatment combinations.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with AIDS-related peripheral/systemic lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

Treatment of AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma is usually radiation therapy.

Check for U.S. clinical trials from NCI's list of cancer clinical trials that are now accepting patients with AIDS-related primary CNS lymphoma. For more specific results, refine the search by using other search features, such as the location of the trial, the type of treatment, or the name of the drug. General information about clinical trials is available from the NCI Web site.

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