International Journal of Hematology

DOI: 10.1007/s12185-018-2406-6 Pages: 413-419

Novel findings from the Asian Lymphoma Study Group: focus on T and NK-cell lymphomas

1. National Cancer Centre Singapore, Division of Medical Oncology

2. National University of Singapore, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore

3. Duke-NUS Medical School, Office of Education

4. SingHealth Duke-NUS Blood Cancer Centre

Correspondence to:
Soon Thye Lim
Tel: +65 6436 8174



T and NK-cell lymphomas are aggressive neoplasms with a unique epidemiological distribution, demonstrating higher prevalence in Asian countries compared to the West. Through the efforts of international collaboration, significant progress has been made especially on the biological understanding and clinical management of rare lymphoma subtypes including NK/T-cell lymphomas and monomorphic epitheliotropic intestinal T-cell lymphoma. In this review, we summarize the current status of lymphoma research conducted by the Asian Lymphoma Study Group and highlight key updates on the advancement of T and NK-cell lymphoma research.

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