Ophthalmic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma survival affected by different factors

Several factors, including increased age and location, can influence overall survival rates in patients with ophthalmic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to a study.Researchers evaluated the November 2016 submission of the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database for patients diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) from Jan. 1, 1973, to Dec. 31, 2014. The retrospective analysis included 396 patients and evaluated disease location, patient demographic characteristics and treatment modalities, and how these factors affected overall patient survival.

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