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AITL NHL diagnosed

Patient was admitted with bilateral pleural effusion at Ruby Hospital Kolkata. Doctor tapped the water and test of the water found No M cell and but CT scan of abdomen and chest showed lots of Lymph node. Later after biopsy the detected that the disease is AITL one of the category of NHL, which is very aggressive in nature. They have gone for bone marrow and predicting the stage is 4 or 3B and started with CHOP21 treatment.
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Well.. That's really sad that t cell lymphoma was diagnosed...your treating doctor has gone for the best option available... Am sure they would have already explained you about the prognosis of the disease...how is he toterating chop cycle?..you can take another opinion from haemotologist just to explore out if there are any other options available
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