alexa Abstract | IMRT for Orbital MALT Lymphoma: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature
ISSN: 2471-8556

Oncology & Cancer Case Reports
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Case Report Open Access


Orbital lymphoma is rare and accounts for less than 1% of non-Hodgkins lymphomas (NHLs) throughout the body. Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type ise the most common histological type involving the orbit. MALT lymphomas are indolent, and usually respond well to local radiotherapy (RT). Results from RT series demonstrated excellent and durable local control and survival rates in patients with localized orbital MALT lymphoma. However, due to the rarity of the disease, data about optimal radiation dose from comparative studies are not available and, moreover, in reports with a substantial number of treated patients, doses in the range of 20 and 57 Gy were found to be used. The optimal radiation dose for treating this tumor is controversial. This case is presented because of rare incidence of orbital maltoma and to evaluate the effectiveness of RT in our Radiation Oncology department.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image | Peer-reviewed Full Article image

Author(s): Kanyilmaz Gul, Koc Mehmet, Aktan Meryem, Temiz Selami Aykut and Demir Hikmettin


B-cell lymphoma, MALT lymphoma, Liver Cancer Case Reports, Bone cancer, Skin Cancer

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading Please wait..
Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version