Conclusions Of Advanced Hl Treatment

Six to eight cycles of ABVD remains the treatment of choice for advanced stage HL at this time. Both the NCCN and NCI guidelines recognize ABVD as the gold standard regimen with a high level of evidence.8889 Stanford V has a favorable toxicity profile, but it is not clear at this time whether it is as efficacious as ABVD. An intergroup trial is underway and will hopefully answer this question. BEACOPP regimens are gaining popularity, especially in high-risk disease; however, its toxicity profile is significant. The role of additional radiation after effective chemotherapy is at best conjec-

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