What is the prognosis of secondary anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)?

Updated: May 08, 2020
  • Author: Delong Liu, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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This is associated with poor prognosis.

Absolute lymphocyte count (ALC) has been reported to be an independent prognostic factor. [36] An ALC of less than 1000/μL correlates with shorter survival and lower complete remission rate.


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