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Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma:

What to Know about this Rare Cancer, Treatment Options, and Working with the Healthcare Team
Presented by CancerCoachLive
March 9, 2020

Video will be available soon.

 

Peripheral T-cell lymphomas (PTCLs) are uncommon and aggressive types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that develop in mature white blood cells called “T cells” and “natural killer,” or NK, cells. This educational program featured clinical specialists, advocates, and families facing PTCLs annd covered:

  • What information is included in a pathology report, and how it is used to select therapy
  • Why a treatment may be switched if there is a relapse
  • Effective communication with physicians, including tips for asking questions and seeking a second opinion

 

Speakers

Steven M. Horwitz, MD
Medical Oncologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Meredith Barnhart, LCSW
Director of the Information Resource Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

 


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