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Progress Against Lymphoma. 1970–1979 Progress Against Lymphoma 1970–1979 1974: FDA approves doxorubicin, a vital part of combination chemotherapy.

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1 Progress Against Lymphoma

2 1970–1979

3 Progress Against Lymphoma 1970– : FDA approves doxorubicin, a vital part of combination chemotherapy

4 Progress Against Lymphoma 1970– : New chemotherapy regimen boosts Hodgkin lymphoma cure rates to 70 percent 1975: Era of bone marrow transplantation begins – extending lives of many patients with leukemia and lymphoma

5 Progress Against Lymphoma 1970– : CHOP regimen boosts cure rates for non- Hodgkin lymphoma

6 Progress Against Lymphoma 1980–1989

7 Progress Against Lymphoma 1980– : Imaging tests begin replacing surgery for Hodgkin lymphoma staging

8 Progress Against Lymphoma 1980–1989 Late 1980s: Benzene established to cause blood cancers

9 Progress Against Lymphoma 1990–1999

10 Progress Against Lymphoma 1990– : Mantle cell lymphoma recognized as a subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

11 Progress Against Lymphoma 1990– s: Research suggests a therapeutic vaccine for follicular lymphoma could be possible 1995: Lymphocyte transfusions re-induce leukemia remissions 1995: Bone marrow transplantation improves survival for relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma

12 Progress Against Lymphoma 1990– : FDA approves first-ever targeted cancer drug, rituximab 1997: Classification system established for non- Hodgkin lymphoma

13 Progress Against Lymphoma 1990– : New technique enables older patients to undergo life-saving stem cell transplants

14 Progress Against Lymphoma 2000–Present

15 Progress Against Lymphoma 2000–Present 2001: Scientists discover that common type of lymphoma is two distinct diseases

16 Progress Against Lymphoma 2000–Present 2002: Adding rituximab to ''CHOP'' chemotherapy boosts survival 2002: Radioimmunotherapy introduced to treat lymphoma

17 Progress Against Lymphoma 2000–Present 2005: Bortezomib shrinks tumors in mantle cell lymphoma

18 Progress Against Lymphoma 2000–Present 2007: PET scanning helps guide lymphoma treatment

19 Progress Against Lymphoma 2000–Present 2008: First drug approved specifically for T-cell lymphoma treatment

20 Progress Against Lymphoma Five-Year Survival Source: National Cancer Institute

21 Progress Against Lymphoma Mortality Source: National Cancer Institute

22 Progress Against Lymphoma New Cases Source: National Cancer Institute

23 Visit CancerProgress.Net for an interactive timeline of progress against a range of common cancers CancerProgress.Net is a project of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents nearly 30,000 physicians who treat people with cancer and research new cures


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