Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2015. Vol. 60. No. 4. P. 71-80


A.A. Danilenko, S.V. Shakhtarina

Radiation Therapy of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: From “Radical Program” of Treatment to Modern Technologies

A.F. Tsyb Medical Radiological Research Center, Obninsk, Russia, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


First significant achievements in treatment of Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients were obtained due to radiation therapy. Compound chemotherapy introduced later also yielded considerable results. Combined modality of these two methods produced the most effective treatment. Radiation therapy gradually underwent changes as a result of technical innovations and improving concept of optimal treatment volumes and doses. The review presents literature data on the history of radiation therapy for Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients used alone, and in combination with chemotherapy.

Key words: Hodgkin’s lymphoma, radiotherapy, chemo-radiotherapy


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