Abstract. BACKGROUND. Follicular lymphoma (FL) is the most common indolent form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. However, FL is a heterogeneous disorder .
. information about a person's prognosis (outlook), but for some types of lymphomas the stage is. Follicular Lymphoma International Prognostic Index (
The use of PET scans to stage follicular lymphoma is becoming more common. PET scans tend to be somewhat more sensitive and accurate than CT scans. A bone marrow evaluation can be performed but is not always essential. BK Currently, the average life expectancy after the diagnosis is probably more than 15 years.