A general term for various neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissue.
A group of heterogeneous lymphoid tumors generally expressing one or more B-cell antigens or representing malignant transformations of B-lymphocytes.
Any of a group of malignant tumors of lymphoid tissue that differ from HODGKIN DISEASE, being more heterogeneous with respect to malignant cell lineage, clinical course, prognosis, and therapy. The only common feature among these tumors is the absence of giant REED-STERNBERG CELLS, a characteristic of Hodgkin's disease.
A group of heterogeneous lymphoid tumors representing malignant transformations of T-lymphocytes.
Malignant lymphoma composed of large B lymphoid cells whose nuclear size can exceed normal macrophage nuclei, or more than twice the size of a normal lymphocyte. The pattern is predominantly diffuse. Most of these lymphomas represent the malignant counterpart of B-lymphocytes at midstage in the process of differentiation.
Malignant lymphoma in which the lymphomatous cells are clustered into identifiable nodules within the LYMPH NODES. The nodules resemble to some extent the GERMINAL CENTER of lymph node follicles and most likely represent neoplastic proliferation of lymph node-derived follicular center B-LYMPHOCYTES.
A form of undifferentiated malignant LYMPHOMA usually found in central Africa, but also reported in other parts of the world. It is commonly manifested as a large osteolytic lesion in the jaw or as an abdominal mass. B-cell antigens are expressed on the immature cells that make up the tumor in virtually all cases of Burkitt lymphoma. The Epstein-Barr virus (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN) has been isolated from Burkitt lymphoma cases in Africa and it is implicated as the causative agent in these cases; however, most non-African cases are EBV-negative.
Extranodal lymphoma of lymphoid tissue associated with mucosa that is in contact with exogenous antigens. Many of the sites of these lymphomas, such as the stomach, salivary gland, and thyroid, are normally devoid of lymphoid tissue. They acquire mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) type as a result of an immunologically mediated disorder.
A form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma having a usually diffuse pattern with both small and medium lymphocytes and small cleaved cells. It accounts for about 5% of adult non-Hodgkin lymphomas in the United States and Europe. The majority of mantle-cell lymphomas are associated with a t(11;14) translocation resulting in overexpression of the CYCLIN D1 gene (GENES, BCL-1).
A group of lymphomas exhibiting clonal expansion of malignant T-lymphocytes arrested at varying stages of differentiation as well as malignant infiltration of the skin. MYCOSIS FUNGOIDES; SEZARY SYNDROME; LYMPHOMATOID PAPULOSIS; and PRIMARY CUTANEOUS ANAPLASTIC LARGE CELL LYMPHOMA are the best characterized of these disorders.
A group of malignant lymphomas thought to derive from peripheral T-lymphocytes in lymph nodes and other nonlymphoid sites. They include a broad spectrum of lymphocyte morphology, but in all instances express T-cell markers admixed with epithelioid histiocytes, plasma cells, and eosinophils. Although markedly similar to large-cell immunoblastic lymphoma (LYMPHOMA, LARGE-CELL, IMMUNOBLASTIC), this group's unique features warrant separate treatment.
B-cell lymphoid tumors that occur in association with AIDS. Patients often present with an advanced stage of disease and highly malignant subtypes including BURKITT LYMPHOMA; IMMUNOBLASTIC LARGE-CELL LYMPHOMA; PRIMARY EFFUSION LYMPHOMA; and DIFFUSE, LARGE B-CELL, LYMPHOMA. The tumors are often disseminated in unusual extranodal sites and chromosomal abnormalities are frequently present. It is likely that polyclonal B-cell lymphoproliferation in AIDS is a complex result of EBV infection, HIV antigenic stimulation, and T-cell-dependent HIV activation.
A systemic, large-cell, non-Hodgkin, malignant lymphoma characterized by cells with pleomorphic appearance and expressing the CD30 ANTIGEN. These so-called "hallmark" cells have lobulated and indented nuclei. This lymphoma is often mistaken for metastatic carcinoma and MALIGNANT HISTIOCYTOSIS.
A malignant disease characterized by progressive enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen, and general lymphoid tissue. In the classical variant, giant usually multinucleate Hodgkin's and REED-STERNBERG CELLS are present; in the nodular lymphocyte predominant variant, lymphocytic and histiocytic cells are seen.
Malignant lymphoma characterized by the presence of immunoblasts with uniformly round-to-oval nuclei, one or more prominent nucleoli, and abundant cytoplasm. This class may be subdivided into plasmacytoid and clear-cell types based on cytoplasmic characteristics. A third category, pleomorphous, may be analogous to some of the peripheral T-cell lymphomas (LYMPHOMA, T-CELL, PERIPHERAL) recorded in both the United States and Japan.
An antitumor alkaloid isolated from VINCA ROSEA. (Merck, 11th ed.)
Antibodies obtained from a single clone of cells grown in mice or rats.
A synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid derived from CORTISONE. It is biologically inert and converted to PREDNISOLONE in the liver.
Unglycosylated phosphoproteins expressed only on B-cells. They are regulators of transmembrane Ca2+ conductance and thought to play a role in B-cell activation and proliferation.
A type of chromosome aberration characterized by CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE and transfer of the broken-off portion to another location, often to a different chromosome.
An extranodal neoplasm, usually possessing an NK-cell phenotype and associated with EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS. These lymphomas exhibit a broad morphologic spectrum, frequent necrosis, angioinvasion, and most commonly present in the midfacial region, but also in other extranodal sites.
Precursor of an alkylating nitrogen mustard antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent that must be activated in the LIVER to form the active aldophosphamide. It has been used in the treatment of LYMPHOMA and LEUKEMIA. Its side effect, ALOPECIA, has been used for defleecing sheep. Cyclophosphamide may also cause sterility, birth defects, mutations, and cancer.
Antineoplastic antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces peucetius. It is a hydroxy derivative of DAUNORUBICIN.
A specific pair of GROUP D CHROMOSOMES of the human chromosome classification.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
A member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily that may play a role in the regulation of NF-KAPPA B and APOPTOSIS. They are found on activated T-LYMPHOCYTES; B-LYMPHOCYTES; NEUTROPHILS; EOSINOPHILS; MAST CELLS and NK CELLS. Overexpression of CD30 antigen in hematopoietic malignancies make the antigen clinically useful as a biological tumor marker. Signaling of the receptor occurs through its association with TNF RECEPTOR-ASSOCIATED FACTORS.
The type species of LYMPHOCRYPTOVIRUS, subfamily GAMMAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting B-cells in humans. It is thought to be the causative agent of INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS and is strongly associated with oral hairy leukoplakia (LEUKOPLAKIA, HAIRY;), BURKITT LYMPHOMA; and other malignancies.
Lymphoid cells concerned with humoral immunity. They are short-lived cells resembling bursa-derived lymphocytes of birds in their production of immunoglobulin upon appropriate stimulation.
Process of classifying cells of the immune system based on structural and functional differences. The process is commonly used to analyze and sort T-lymphocytes into subsets based on CD antigens by the technique of flow cytometry.
A specific pair of GROUP E CHROMOSOMES of the human chromosome classification.
The ordered rearrangement of gene regions by DNA recombination such as that which occurs normally during development.
A DNA-binding protein that represses GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION of target genes by recruiting HISTONE DEACETYLASES. Aberrant Blc-6 expression is associated with certain types of human B-CELL LYMPHOMA.
Tumors or cancer of the THYMUS GLAND.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Benign and malignant neoplastic processes that arise from or secondarily involve the brain, spinal cord, or meninges.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
Large cells, usually multinucleate, whose presence is a common histologic characteristic of classical HODGKIN DISEASE.
They are oval or bean shaped bodies (1 - 30 mm in diameter) located along the lymphatic system.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
Tumors or cancer of the EYE.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
A chronic leukemia characterized by abnormal B-lymphocytes and often generalized lymphadenopathy. In patients presenting predominately with blood and bone marrow involvement it is called chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL); in those predominately with enlarged lymph nodes it is called small lymphocytic lymphoma. These terms represent spectrums of the same disease.
A group of disorders having a benign course but exhibiting clinical and histological features suggestive of malignant lymphoma. Pseudolymphoma is characterized by a benign infiltration of lymphoid cells or histiocytes which microscopically resembles a malignant lymphoma. (From Dorland, 28th ed & Stedman, 26th ed)
Tumors or cancer of the NOSE.
Infection with human herpesvirus 4 (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN); which may facilitate the development of various lymphoproliferative disorders. These include BURKITT LYMPHOMA (African type), INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS, and oral hairy leukoplakia (LEUKOPLAKIA, HAIRY).
A chronic, malignant T-cell lymphoma of the skin. In the late stages, the LYMPH NODES and viscera are affected.
Therapeutic act or process that initiates a response to a complete or partial remission level.
The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
The largest of polypeptide chains comprising immunoglobulins. They contain 450 to 600 amino acid residues per chain, and have molecular weights of 51-72 kDa.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.
Transplantation of an individual's own tissue from one site to another site.
Substances that inhibit or prevent the proliferation of NEOPLASMS.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The activated center of a lymphoid follicle in secondary lymphoid tissue where B-LYMPHOCYTES are stimulated by antigens and helper T cells (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER) are stimulated to generate memory cells.
A complex of related glycopeptide antibiotics from Streptomyces verticillus consisting of bleomycin A2 and B2. It inhibits DNA metabolism and is used as an antineoplastic, especially for solid tumors.
A progressive, malignant disease of the blood-forming organs, characterized by distorted proliferation and development of leukocytes and their precursors in the blood and bone marrow. Leukemias were originally termed acute or chronic based on life expectancy but now are classified according to cellular maturity. Acute leukemias consist of predominately immature cells; chronic leukemias are composed of more mature cells. (From The Merck Manual, 2006)
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
Disorders characterized by proliferation of lymphoid tissue, general or unspecified.
DNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Methods which attempt to express in replicable terms the extent of the neoplasm in the patient.
A semisynthetic derivative of PODOPHYLLOTOXIN that exhibits antitumor activity. Etoposide inhibits DNA synthesis by forming a complex with topoisomerase II and DNA. This complex induces breaks in double stranded DNA and prevents repair by topoisomerase II binding. Accumulated breaks in DNA prevent entry into the mitotic phase of cell division, and lead to cell death. Etoposide acts primarily in the G2 and S phases of the cell cycle.
Cells grown in vitro from neoplastic tissue. If they can be established as a TUMOR CELL LINE, they can be propagated in cell culture indefinitely.
A type of IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION in which target sequences are stained with fluorescent dye so their location and size can be determined using fluorescence microscopy. This staining is sufficiently distinct that the hybridization signal can be seen both in metaphase spreads and in interphase nuclei.
Period after successful treatment in which there is no appearance of the symptoms or effects of the disease.
A cell line derived from cultured tumor cells.
Tumors or cancer of the MEDIASTINUM.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
Molecular products metabolized and secreted by neoplastic tissue and characterized biochemically in cells or body fluids. They are indicators of tumor stage and grade as well as useful for monitoring responses to treatment and predicting recurrence. Many chemical groups are represented including hormones, antigens, amino and nucleic acids, enzymes, polyamines, and specific cell membrane proteins and lipids.
Genes encoding the different subunits of the IMMUNOGLOBULINS, for example the IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAIN GENES and the IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAIN GENES. The heavy and light immunoglobulin genes are present as gene segments in the germline cells. The completed genes are created when the segments are shuffled and assembled (B-LYMPHOCYTE GENE REARRANGEMENT) during B-LYMPHOCYTE maturation. The gene segments of the human light and heavy chain germline genes are symbolized V (variable), J (joining) and C (constant). The heavy chain germline genes have an additional segment D (diversity).
Family of retrovirus-associated DNA sequences (myc) originally isolated from an avian myelocytomatosis virus. The proto-oncogene myc (c-myc) codes for a nuclear protein which is involved in nucleic acid metabolism and in mediating the cellular response to growth factors. Truncation of the first exon, which appears to regulate c-myc expression, is crucial for tumorigenicity. The human c-myc gene is located at 8q24 on the long arm of chromosome 8.
Removal and pathologic examination of specimens in the form of small pieces of tissue from the living body.
Radiotherapy where cytotoxic radionuclides are linked to antibodies in order to deliver toxins directly to tumor targets. Therapy with targeted radiation rather than antibody-targeted toxins (IMMUNOTOXINS) has the advantage that adjacent tumor cells, which lack the appropriate antigenic determinants, can be destroyed by radiation cross-fire. Radioimmunotherapy is sometimes called targeted radiotherapy, but this latter term can also refer to radionuclides linked to non-immune molecules (see RADIOTHERAPY).
Membrane proteins encoded by the BCL-2 GENES and serving as potent inhibitors of cell death by APOPTOSIS. The proteins are found on mitochondrial, microsomal, and NUCLEAR MEMBRANE sites within many cell types. Overexpression of bcl-2 proteins, due to a translocation of the gene, is associated with follicular lymphoma.
A malignant disease of the B-LYMPHOCYTES in the bone marrow and/or blood.
The B-cell leukemia/lymphoma-2 genes, responsible for blocking apoptosis in normal cells, and associated with follicular lymphoma when overexpressed. Overexpression results from the t(14;18) translocation. The human c-bcl-2 gene is located at 18q24 on the long arm of chromosome 18.
Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.
Technique using an instrument system for making, processing, and displaying one or more measurements on individual cells obtained from a cell suspension. Cells are usually stained with one or more fluorescent dyes specific to cell components of interest, e.g., DNA, and fluorescence of each cell is measured as it rapidly transverses the excitation beam (laser or mercury arc lamp). Fluorescence provides a quantitative measure of various biochemical and biophysical properties of the cell, as well as a basis for cell sorting. Other measurable optical parameters include light absorption and light scattering, the latter being applicable to the measurement of cell size, shape, density, granularity, and stain uptake.
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in neoplastic tissue.
An experimental lymphocytic leukemia of mice.
A primary peripheral T-cell lymphoma in the gastrointestinal tract, most often in the jejunum, associated with a history of CELIAC DISEASE or other gastrointestinal diseases.
Aggressive T-Cell malignancy with adult onset, caused by HUMAN T-LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS 1. It is endemic in Japan, the Caribbean basin, Southeastern United States, Hawaii, and parts of Central and South America and sub-Saharan Africa.
Ordered rearrangement of B-lymphocyte variable gene regions coding for the IMMUNOGLOBULIN CHAINS, thereby contributing to antibody diversity. It occurs during the differentiation of the IMMATURE B-LYMPHOCYTES.
Two or more distinct types of malignant lymphoid tumors occurring within a single organ or tissue at the same time. It may contain different types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells or both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma cells.
Proteins whose abnormal expression (gain or loss) are associated with the development, growth, or progression of NEOPLASMS. Some neoplasm proteins are tumor antigens (ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM), i.e. they induce an immune reaction to their tumor. Many neoplasm proteins have been characterized and are used as tumor markers (BIOMARKERS, TUMOR) when they are detectable in cells and body fluids as monitors for the presence or growth of tumors. Abnormal expression of ONCOGENE PROTEINS is involved in neoplastic transformation, whereas the loss of expression of TUMOR SUPPRESSOR PROTEINS is involved with the loss of growth control and progression of the neoplasm.
Tumors or cancer of the INTESTINES.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
Ordered rearrangement of B-lymphocyte variable gene regions of the IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS, thereby contributing to antibody diversity. It occurs during the first stage of differentiation of the IMMATURE B-LYMPHOCYTES.
An antineoplastic antimetabolite with immunosuppressant properties. It is an inhibitor of TETRAHYDROFOLATE DEHYDROGENASE and prevents the formation of tetrahydrofolate, necessary for synthesis of thymidylate, an essential component of DNA.
A pyrimidine nucleoside analog that is used mainly in the treatment of leukemia, especially acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia. Cytarabine is an antimetabolite antineoplastic agent that inhibits the synthesis of DNA. Its actions are specific for the S phase of the cell cycle. It also has antiviral and immunosuppressant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p472)
Enzyme that is a major constituent of kidney brush-border membranes and is also present to a lesser degree in the brain and other tissues. It preferentially catalyzes cleavage at the amino group of hydrophobic residues of the B-chain of insulin as well as opioid peptides and other biologically active peptides. The enzyme is inhibited primarily by EDTA, phosphoramidon, and thiorphan and is reactivated by zinc. Neprilysin is identical to common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen (CALLA Antigen), an important marker in the diagnosis of human acute lymphocytic leukemia. There is no relationship with CALLA PLANT.
A specific pair of GROUP C CHROMOSOMES of the human chromosome classification.
A therapeutic approach, involving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery, after initial regimens have failed to lead to improvement in a patient's condition. Salvage therapy is most often used for neoplastic diseases.
Neoplasms of the bony orbit and contents except the eyeball.
Glycoproteins expressed on all mature T-cells, thymocytes, and a subset of mature B-cells. Antibodies specific for CD5 can enhance T-cell receptor-mediated T-cell activation. The B-cell-specific molecule CD72 is a natural ligand for CD5. (From Abbas et al., Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 2d ed, p156)
An antineoplastic agent used primarily in combination with mechlorethamine, vincristine, and prednisone (the MOPP protocol) in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease.
The soft tissue filling the cavities of bones. Bone marrow exists in two types, yellow and red. Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells.
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
Genes and gene segments encoding the IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS. Gene segments of the heavy chain genes are symbolized V (variable), D (diversity), J (joining), and C (constant).
IMMUNOGLOBULINS on the surface of B-LYMPHOCYTES. Their MESSENGER RNA contains an EXON with a membrane spanning sequence, producing immunoglobulins in the form of type I transmembrane proteins as opposed to secreted immunoglobulins (ANTIBODIES) which do not contain the membrane spanning segment.
Tumors or cancer of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, from the MOUTH to the ANAL CANAL.
A species in the genus RHADINOVIRUS, subfamily GAMMAHERPESVIRINAE, isolated from patients with AIDS-related and "classical" Kaposi sarcoma.
Tumors or cancer of the STOMACH.
Abnormal number or structure of chromosomes. Chromosome aberrations may result in CHROMOSOME DISORDERS.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Cellular DNA-binding proteins encoded by the c-myc genes. They are normally involved in nucleic acid metabolism and in mediating the cellular response to growth factors. Elevated and deregulated (constitutive) expression of c-myc proteins can cause tumorigenesis.
A glucocorticoid with the general properties of the corticosteroids. It is the drug of choice for all conditions in which routine systemic corticosteroid therapy is indicated, except adrenal deficiency states.
Differentiation antigens residing on mammalian leukocytes. CD stands for cluster of differentiation, which refers to groups of monoclonal antibodies that show similar reactivity with certain subpopulations of antigens of a particular lineage or differentiation stage. The subpopulations of antigens are also known by the same CD designation.
Proteins, glycoprotein, or lipoprotein moieties on surfaces of tumor cells that are usually identified by monoclonal antibodies. Many of these are of either embryonic or viral origin.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
A lectin and cell adhesion molecule found in B-LYMPHOCYTES. It interacts with SIALIC ACIDS and mediates signaling from B-CELL ANTIGEN RECEPTORS.
Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Cell changes manifested by escape from control mechanisms, increased growth potential, alterations in the cell surface, karyotypic abnormalities, morphological and biochemical deviations from the norm, and other attributes conferring the ability to invade, metastasize, and kill.
Leukemia associated with HYPERPLASIA of the lymphoid tissues and increased numbers of circulating malignant LYMPHOCYTES and lymphoblasts.
Abnormal growths of tissue that follow a previous neoplasm but are not metastases of the latter. The second neoplasm may have the same or different histological type and can occur in the same or different organs as the previous neoplasm but in all cases arises from an independent oncogenic event. The development of the second neoplasm may or may not be related to the treatment for the previous neoplasm since genetic risk or predisposing factors may actually be the cause.
A class of cellular receptors that have an intrinsic PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE activity.
A component of the B-cell antigen receptor that is involved in B-cell antigen receptor heavy chain transport to the PLASMA MEMBRANE. It is expressed almost exclusively in B-LYMPHOCYTES and serves as a useful marker for B-cell NEOPLASMS.
Transfer of HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS from BONE MARROW or BLOOD between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has been used as an alternative to BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION in the treatment of a variety of neoplasms.
Products of proto-oncogenes. Normally they do not have oncogenic or transforming properties, but are involved in the regulation or differentiation of cell growth. They often have protein kinase activity.
Mice homozygous for the mutant autosomal recessive gene "scid" which is located on the centromeric end of chromosome 16. These mice lack mature, functional lymphocytes and are thus highly susceptible to lethal opportunistic infections if not chronically treated with antibiotics. The lack of B- and T-cell immunity resembles severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) syndrome in human infants. SCID mice are useful as animal models since they are receptive to implantation of a human immune system producing SCID-human (SCID-hu) hematochimeric mice.
White blood cells formed in the body's lymphoid tissue. The nucleus is round or ovoid with coarse, irregularly clumped chromatin while the cytoplasm is typically pale blue with azurophilic (if any) granules. Most lymphocytes can be classified as either T or B (with subpopulations of each), or NATURAL KILLER CELLS.
A group of genetically identical cells all descended from a single common ancestral cell by mitosis in eukaryotes or by binary fission in prokaryotes. Clone cells also include populations of recombinant DNA molecules all carrying the same inserted sequence. (From King & Stansfield, Dictionary of Genetics, 4th ed)
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Unstable isotopes of gallium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Ga atoms with atomic weights 63-68, 70 and 72-76 are radioactive gallium isotopes.
Nuclear antigens encoded by VIRAL GENES found in HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 4. At least six nuclear antigens have been identified.
A biologic alkylating agent that exerts its cytotoxic effects by forming DNA ADDUCTS and DNA interstrand crosslinks, thereby inhibiting rapidly proliferating cells. The hydrochloride is an antineoplastic agent used to treat HODGKIN DISEASE and LYMPHOMA.
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Mapping of the KARYOTYPE of a cell.
An imaging technique using compounds labelled with short-lived positron-emitting radionuclides (such as carbon-11, nitrogen-13, oxygen-15 and fluorine-18) to measure cell metabolism. It has been useful in study of soft tissues such as CANCER; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and brain. SINGLE-PHOTON EMISSION-COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY is closely related to positron emission tomography, but uses isotopes with longer half-lives and resolution is lower.
A lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by pleomorphic B-LYMPHOCYTES including PLASMA CELLS, with increased levels of monoclonal serum IMMUNOGLOBULIN M. There is lymphoplasmacytic cells infiltration into bone marrow and often other tissues, also known as lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. Clinical features include ANEMIA; HEMORRHAGES; and hyperviscosity.
Proteins which bind to DNA. The family includes proteins which bind to both double- and single-stranded DNA and also includes specific DNA binding proteins in serum which can be used as markers for malignant diseases.
The determination of the pattern of genes expressed at the level of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION, under specific circumstances or in a specific cell.
Ordered rearrangement of T-cell variable gene regions coding for the gamma-chain of antigen receptors.
Macrophages found in the TISSUES, as opposed to those found in the blood (MONOCYTES) or serous cavities (SEROUS MEMBRANE).
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Specialized tissues that are components of the lymphatic system. They provide fixed locations within the body where a variety of LYMPHOCYTES can form, mature and multiply. The lymphoid tissues are connected by a network of LYMPHATIC VESSELS.
Ordered rearrangement of T-cell variable gene regions coding for the antigen receptors.
A form of malignant cancer which occurs within the eyeball.
Unstable isotopes of yttrium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Y atoms with atomic weights 82-88 and 90-96 are radioactive yttrium isotopes.
A method (first developed by E.M. Southern) for detection of DNA that has been electrophoretically separated and immobilized by blotting on nitrocellulose or other type of paper or nylon membrane followed by hybridization with labeled NUCLEIC ACID PROBES.
Tumors, cancer or other neoplasms produced by exposure to ionizing or non-ionizing radiation.
The compound is given by intravenous injection to do POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY for the assessment of cerebral and myocardial glucose metabolism in various physiological or pathological states including stroke and myocardial ischemia. It is also employed for the detection of malignant tumors including those of the brain, liver, and thyroid gland. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1162)
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
A specific pair of human chromosomes in group A (CHROMOSOMES, HUMAN, 1-3) of the human chromosome classification.
A nitrogen mustard alkylating agent used as antineoplastic for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, and others. Although it is less toxic than most other nitrogen mustards, it has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985). (Merck Index, 11th ed)
Experimental transplantation of neoplasms in laboratory animals for research purposes.
Protein kinases that catalyze the PHOSPHORYLATION of TYROSINE residues in proteins with ATP or other nucleotides as phosphate donors.
A variation of the PCR technique in which cDNA is made from RNA via reverse transcription. The resultant cDNA is then amplified using standard PCR protocols.
The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.
A malignant disease of the T-LYMPHOCYTES in the bone marrow, thymus, and/or blood.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Infections produced by oncogenic viruses. The infections caused by DNA viruses are less numerous but more diverse than those caused by the RNA oncogenic viruses.
A transcription factor that is essential for CELL DIFFERENTIATION of B-LYMPHOCYTES. It functions both as a transcriptional activator and repressor to mediate B-cell commitment.
General term for inflammation of adipose tissue, usually of the skin, characterized by reddened subcutaneous nodules.
Tumors or cancer of the PALATINE TONSIL.
Tumors or cancer of the CONJUNCTIVA.
Bone marrow-derived lymphocytes that possess cytotoxic properties, classically directed against transformed and virus-infected cells. Unlike T CELLS; and B CELLS; NK CELLS are not antigen specific. The cytotoxicity of natural killer cells is determined by the collective signaling of an array of inhibitory and stimulatory CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS. A subset of T-LYMPHOCYTES referred to as NATURAL KILLER T CELLS shares some of the properties of this cell type.
A multicentric, malignant neoplastic vascular proliferation characterized by the development of bluish-red cutaneous nodules, usually on the lower extremities, most often on the toes or feet, and slowly increasing in size and number and spreading to more proximal areas. The tumors have endothelium-lined channels and vascular spaces admixed with variably sized aggregates of spindle-shaped cells, and often remain confined to the skin and subcutaneous tissue, but widespread visceral involvement may occur. Kaposi's sarcoma occurs spontaneously in Jewish and Italian males in Europe and the United States. An aggressive variant in young children is endemic in some areas of Africa. A third form occurs in about 0.04% of kidney transplant patients. There is also a high incidence in AIDS patients. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp2105-7) HHV-8 is the suspected cause.
Two or more abnormal growths of tissue occurring simultaneously and presumed to be of separate origin. The neoplasms may be histologically the same or different, and may be found in the same or different sites.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Virus diseases caused by the HERPESVIRIDAE.
A family of transcription factors that share an N-terminal HELIX-TURN-HELIX MOTIF and bind INTERFERON-inducible promoters to control GENE expression. IRF proteins bind specific DNA sequences such as interferon-stimulated response elements, interferon regulatory elements, and the interferon consensus sequence.
Experimentally induced new abnormal growth of TISSUES in animals to provide models for studying human neoplasms.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Manipulation of the host's immune system in treatment of disease. It includes both active and passive immunization as well as immunosuppressive therapy to prevent graft rejection.
Removal and examination of tissue obtained through a transdermal needle inserted into the specific region, organ, or tissue being analyzed.
RNA present in neoplastic tissue.
Proteins associated with the inner surface of the lipid bilayer of the viral envelope. These proteins have been implicated in control of viral transcription and may possibly serve as the "glue" that binds the nucleocapsid to the appropriate membrane site during viral budding from the host cell.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
A neoplasm characterized by abnormalities of the lymphoid cell precursors leading to excessive lymphoblasts in the marrow and other organs. It is the most common cancer in children and accounts for the vast majority of all childhood leukemias.
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)
The local recurrence of a neoplasm following treatment. It arises from microscopic cells of the original neoplasm that have escaped therapeutic intervention and later become clinically visible at the original site.
Polypeptide chains, consisting of 211 to 217 amino acid residues and having a molecular weight of approximately 22 kDa. There are two major types of light chains, kappa and lambda. Two Ig light chains and two Ig heavy chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS) make one immunoglobulin molecule.
Leukemia induced experimentally in animals by exposure to leukemogenic agents, such as VIRUSES; RADIATION; or by TRANSPLANTATION of leukemic tissues.
That region of the immunoglobulin molecule that varies in its amino acid sequence and composition, and comprises the binding site for a specific antigen. It is located at the N-terminus of the Fab fragment of the immunoglobulin. It includes hypervariable regions (COMPLEMENTARITY DETERMINING REGIONS) and framework regions.
Genes whose gain-of-function alterations lead to NEOPLASTIC CELL TRANSFORMATION. They include, for example, genes for activators or stimulators of CELL PROLIFERATION such as growth factors, growth factor receptors, protein kinases, signal transducers, nuclear phosphoproteins, and transcription factors. A prefix of "v-" before oncogene symbols indicates oncogenes captured and transmitted by RETROVIRUSES; the prefix "c-" before the gene symbol of an oncogene indicates it is the cellular homolog (PROTO-ONCOGENES) of a v-oncogene.
All of the processes involved in increasing CELL NUMBER including CELL DIVISION.
Inorganic or organic compounds that contain the basic structure RB(OH)2.
The use of IONIZING RADIATION to treat malignant NEOPLASMS and some benign conditions.
A cell-cycle phase nonspecific alkylating antineoplastic agent. It is used in the treatment of brain tumors and various other malignant neoplasms. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p462) This substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen according to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985). (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Neoplasms located in the blood and blood-forming tissue (the bone marrow and lymphatic tissue). The commonest forms are the various types of LEUKEMIA, of LYMPHOMA, and of the progressive, life-threatening forms of the MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES.
Multi-subunit proteins which function in IMMUNITY. They are produced by B LYMPHOCYTES from the IMMUNOGLOBULIN GENES. They are comprised of two heavy (IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS) and two light chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) with additional ancillary polypeptide chains depending on their isoforms. The variety of isoforms include monomeric or polymeric forms, and transmembrane forms (B-CELL ANTIGEN RECEPTORS) or secreted forms (ANTIBODIES). They are divided by the amino acid sequence of their heavy chains into five classes (IMMUNOGLOBULIN A; IMMUNOGLOBULIN D; IMMUNOGLOBULIN E; IMMUNOGLOBULIN G; IMMUNOGLOBULIN M) and various subclasses.
The GENETIC TRANSLATION products of the fusion between an ONCOGENE and another gene. The latter may be of viral or cellular origin.
Antitumor alkaloid isolated from Vinca rosea. (Merck, 11th ed.)
The transference of BONE MARROW from one human or animal to another for a variety of purposes including HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION or MESENCHYMAL STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION.
Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.
Anaplastic lymphoma of the skin which develops as a primary neoplasm expressing the CD30 ANTIGEN. It is characterized by solitary nodules or ulcerated tumors.
A technique that localizes specific nucleic acid sequences within intact chromosomes, eukaryotic cells, or bacterial cells through the use of specific nucleic acid-labeled probes.
Diseases of the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). This term does not include diseases of wild dogs, WOLVES; FOXES; and other Canidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.
A spiral bacterium active as a human gastric pathogen. It is a gram-negative, urease-positive, curved or slightly spiral organism initially isolated in 1982 from patients with lesions of gastritis or peptic ulcers in Western Australia. Helicobacter pylori was originally classified in the genus CAMPYLOBACTER, but RNA sequencing, cellular fatty acid profiles, growth patterns, and other taxonomic characteristics indicate that the micro-organism should be included in the genus HELICOBACTER. It has been officially transferred to Helicobacter gen. nov. (see Int J Syst Bacteriol 1989 Oct;39(4):297-405).
A neoplastic disease of the lymphoreticular cells which is considered to be a rare type of chronic leukemia; it is characterized by an insidious onset, splenomegaly, anemia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, little or no lymphadenopathy, and the presence of "hairy" or "flagellated" cells in the blood and bone marrow.
Immunoglobulins induced by antigens specific for tumors other than the normally occurring HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS.
Protein encoded by the bcl-1 gene which plays a critical role in regulating the cell cycle. Overexpression of cyclin D1 is the result of bcl-1 rearrangement, a t(11;14) translocation, and is implicated in various neoplasms.
The transfer of STEM CELLS from one individual to another within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or between species (XENOTRANSPLANTATION), or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). The source and location of the stem cells determines their potency or pluripotency to differentiate into various cell types.
Tumors or cancer of the PAROTID GLAND.

Carcinogenicity of triethanolamine in mice and its mutagenicity after reaction with sodium nitrite in bacteria. (1/6021)

Mice fed a diet containing 0.3 or 0.03% triethanolamine developed malignant tumors. Females showed a high incidence of tumors in lymphoid tissues, while this type was absent in males. Tumors in other tissues were produced at a considerable rate in both sexes, but no hepatoma was found. Triethanolamine was not mutagenic to Bacillus subtilis by itself, but it became mutagenic after reacting with sodium nitrite under acidic conditions or when the mixture was heated. Although N-nitrosodiethanolamine, a known carcinogen and mutagen, was detected in the reaction mixture by thin-layer chromatography, it may not be the main mutagenic product, because the product was a stable and direct mutagen and its mutagenic activity was destroyed by liver enzymes, unlike N-nitrosodiethanolamine. The lethal and mutagenic DNA damages produced by this unidentified product were susceptible to some extent to the repair functions of the bacteria.  (+info)

Immune responses to all ErbB family receptors detectable in serum of cancer patients. (2/6021)

Employing NIH3T3 transfectants with individual human ErbB receptor coding sequences as recombinant antigen sources, we detected by immunoblot analysis specific immunoreactivity against all four ErbB receptors among 13 of 41 sera obtained from patients with different types of epithelial malignancies. Overall, serum positivity was most frequently directed against ErbB2 followed by EGFR, ErbB3 and ErbB4. Specificity patterns comprised tumor patients with unique serum reactivity against ErbB2 or ErbB4. Moreover, approximately half of the positive sera exhibited concomitant reactivity with multiple ErbB receptors including EGFR and ErbB2, EGFR and ErbB4, ErbB2 and ErbB3 or EGFR, ErbB2 and ErbB3. Serum reactivity was confirmed for the respective ErbB receptors expressed by human tumor cells and corroborated on receptor-specific immunoprecipitates. Positive sera contained ErbB-specific antibodies of the IgG isotype. Representative immunohistochemical analysis of tumor tissues suggested overexpression of ErbB receptors for which serum antibodies were detectable in five of six patients. These findings implicate multiple ErbB receptors including ErbB3 and ErbB4 in addition to EGFR and ErbB2 in primary human cancer. Heterogeneity of natural ErbB-specific responses in cancer patients warrants their evaluation in light of immunotherapeutic approaches targeting these receptors.  (+info)

ATF-2-binding regulatory element is responsible for the Ly49A expression in murine T lymphoid line, EL-4. (3/6021)

To understand the mechanism of Ly49A-expression and its significance in T-cell differentiation, we analyzed the 5'-flanking region of the Ly49A gene in a search for the Ly49A-regulatory element. Since very few known regulatory elements have been found in this region, presumably a novel regulatory sequence(s) could exist. Accordingly, we defined the 13-bp regulatory element, 5'-ATGACGAGGAGGA-3', restricted to Ly49A-expression in EL-4 cells in comparison with two other representative cell lines tested. This element, designated as EL13, proved to be previously undiscovered by homology search and is highly homologous with several virus DNAs. Using EL13 as a probe we have cloned a cDNA encoding a binding protein to EL13. Its deduced nucleotide sequence revealed that EL13-binding protein is almost identical with rat ATF-2. Although ATF-2 is known to bind to cyclic AMP responsive element (CRE), EL13 shares five out of eight nucleotides with this consensus sequence. Our results suggested that ATF-2 may play an important role via binding to EL13 for the expression of Ly49A. These data will provide useful information for understanding T-cell and NK-cell differentiation in murine immune system.  (+info)

Incidence and occupational pattern of leukaemias, lymphomas, and testicular tumours in western Ireland over an 11 year period. (4/6021)

STUDY OBJECTIVE: To determine incidence of the following malignancies, testicular tumours, all leukaemias and all lymphomas in the West of Ireland in an 11 year period. Secondly, to examine the relation between disease patterns and available occupational data in male subjects of working age. DESIGN: A census survey of all cases occurring in the three counties in the Western Health Board (WHB) area, Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, for the 11 year period 1980 to 1990 inclusive. Average annual age standardised incidence rates for the period were calculated using the 1986 census data. Rates for the area are compared with rates from the southern region of Ireland, which had a tumour registry. Trends over the time period are evaluated. All male subjects for whom occupational data were available were categorised using the Irish socioeconomic group classification and incidence rates by occupation were compared using the standardised incidence ratio method. In one of the counties, Galway, a detailed occupational history of selected cases and an age matched control group was also elicited through patients' general practitioners. SETTING: All available case records in the West of Ireland. RESULTS: There are no national incidence records for the period. Compared with data from the Southern Tumour Registry, the number of cases of women with myeloid leukaemias was significantly lower. Male leukaemia rates were significantly lower as a group (SIR 84 (95% CI 74, 95) but not when considered as individual categories. Regression analysis revealed an increasing trend in the number of new cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among both men (r = 0.47, p = 0.02) and women (r = 0.90, p = 0.0001) and of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in men (r = 0.77, p = 0.005) and women (r = 0.68 p = 0.02) in the WHB region over the last decade. Four hundred and fifty six male cases over the age of 15 years were identified and adequate occupational information was available for 74% of these. Standardised incidence ratios of testicular tumours 100, 938) and agriworkers other than farmers (SIR 377, 95% CI 103, 967). There were also significantly increased incidence ratios for both non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (SIR 169, 95% CI 124, 266) and three categories of leukaemias among farmers. Hodgkin's disease and acute myeloid leukaemias were significantly increased among semi-skilled people. Interview data with 90 cases and 54 controls of both sexes revealed that among farmers, cases (n = 31) were significantly less likely than controls (n = 20) to use tractor mounted spraying techniques (OR = 0.19 (95% CI 0.04, 0.80)) and less likely to wear protective masks (OR 0.22 (95% CI 0.05, 0.84)). CONCLUSIONS: Trends of increase in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and some leukaemias are consistent with studies elsewhere. The study provides further evidence of the relation between agricultural work and certain lymphoproliferative cancers. The possible carcinogenic role of chemicals used in agricultural industries must be considered as an explanation.  (+info)

A case of primary lymphoma of the liver. (5/6021)

A case of primary malignant lymphoma of the liver is described. Presenting with epistaxis, he died in hepatic encephalopathy with an intractable bleeding post-bulbar duodenal ulcer.  (+info)

Ovine MHC class II DRB1 alleles associated with resistance or susceptibility to development of bovine leukemia virus-induced ovine lymphoma. (6/6021)

For the further characterization of bovine leukemia virus (BLV)-induced leukemogenesis, we investigated the association between polymorphism of ovine leukocyte antigen (OLA)-DRB1 gene and tumor development after infection of sheep with BLV. We infected 28 sheep with BLV and cloned exon 2 of the OLA-DRB1 gene from asymptomatic animals and from animals with lymphoma Sequence analysis revealed that, among 12 healthy sheep without any evidence of tumor, ten (83.3%) carried DRB1 alleles encoding Arg-Lys (RK) at positions beta70/71 as compared with only 6 (37.5%) of the 16 sheep with lymphoma, which suggested that alleles encoding the RK motif might protect against development of tumors after infection by BLV. By contrast, alleles encoding Ser-Arg (SR) at positions beta70/71 were present at a significantly elevated frequency in sheep with lymphoma as compared with the healthy carriers, which indicated that OLA-DRB1 alleles encoding the SR motif might be positively related to susceptibility to tumor development. The two amino acids in these motifs line a pocket that accommodates the side chain of a bound peptide according to a model of the crystal structure of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DR1. To analyze immunoreactions of sheep with alleles that encoded RK or SR at beta70/71, we selected sheep with either the RK/SR genotypes or the SR/SR genotypes and immunized them with a mixture of multiple synthetic antigenic peptides that corresponded to T-helper, T-cytotoxic, and B-cell epitopes of the BLV envelope glycoprotein gp51. Two weeks after the last immunization, all of the sheep were challenged with BLV. Sheep with the RK/SR genotype produced neutralizing antibodies against BLV; they eliminated BLV completely within 28 weeks of the BLV challenge, and they gave strong lymphocyte-proliferative responses to the peptides used for immunization. Moreover, such animals did not develop lymphoma. By contrast, sheep with the SR/SR genotype continued to produce BLV throughout the experimental period and developed terminal disease. Our results indicate that the differences in immunoresponse were due to differences in major histocompatibility complex class II alleles and reflected the risk of BLV-induced leukemogenesis. In addition, it appears that susceptibility to tumor development may be determined to some extent by polymorphic residues binding to antigenic peptides directly within the binding cleft of the OLA-DR molecule.  (+info)

Cytochrome P450 CYP1B1 determines susceptibility to 7, 12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced lymphomas. (7/6021)

CYP1B1-null mice, created by targeted gene disruption in embryonic stem cells, were born at the expected frequency from heterozygous matings with no observable phenotype, thus establishing that CYP1B1 is not required for mouse development. CYP1B1 was not detectable in cultured embryonic fibroblast (EF) or in different tissues, such as lung, of the CYP1B1-null mouse treated with the aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin whereas the equivalent wild-type EF cells express basal and substantial inducible CYP1B1 and lung expresses inducible CYP1B1. CYP1A1 is induced to far higher levels than CYP1B1 in liver, kidney, and lung in wild-type mice and is induced to a similar extent in CYP1B1-null mice. 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA) was toxic in wild-type EFs that express CYP1B1 but not CYP1A1. These cells effectively metabolized DMBA, consistent with CYP1B1 involvement in producing the procarcinogenic 3,4-dihydrodiol as a major metabolite, whereas CYP1B1-null EF showed no significant metabolism and were resistant to DMBA-mediated toxicity. When wild-type mice were administered high levels of DMBA intragastrically, 70% developed highly malignant lymphomas whereas only 7.5% of CYP1B1-null mice had lymphomas. Skin hyperplasia and tumors were also more frequent in wild-type mice. These results establish that CYP1B1, located exclusively at extrahepatic sites, mediates the carcinogenicity of DMBA. Surprisingly, CYP1A1, which has a high rate of DMBA metabolism in vitro, is not sufficient for this carcinogenesis, which demonstrates the importance of extrahepatic P450s in determining susceptibility to chemical carcinogens and validates the search for associations between P450 expression and cancer risk in humans.  (+info)

Can we cure indolent lymphomas? (8/6021)

The current consensus is that indolent lymphomas are incurable disorders. There are some indications that these malignancies are potentially curable. Indeed, not all indolent lymphomas are currently incurable. For example, patients with Ann Arbor stage I-II indolent lymphomas can experience long-term disease-free survival and probable cure. Also, from the available literature data, it seems that the achievement of a molecular complete remission is a desirable objective. Patients who achieve a persistently negative PCR state seldom relapse, whereas the opposite is true for persistently positive cases. In view of its excellent correlation with disease-free survival when examined serially in multiple blood or marrow samples, the PCR technique has the potential of providing a tumor marker that can be used as an early end point for clinical trials. By serving as an early surrogate end point, PCR could play an important role in expediting the development of new treatment strategies. Whether IFN is capable of increasing the molecular complete remission rate as measured by PCR is not known. However, it is clear that from the clinical standpoint, IFN has been able to increase 2-fold the length of remission in patients with advanced indolent lymphomas. In at least two studies, this has been associated with prolongation of survival. More intensive regimens such as alternating triple therapy, when used in combination with IFN, seem to have improved the quality of remissions as judged by the PCR assay. Finally, the site where the bcl-2 breakpoint occurs seems to have clinical significance. Those follicular lymphomas with germ-line bcl-2, in our experience, have behaved more aggressively than the others, and their failure-free survival seems different from the usual indolent lymphomas and more closely resembles the large cell lymphomas. Although the biological significance of this observation is not yet understood, this group might actually constitute a prognostically different subset with a more aggressive and perhaps more curable lymphoma. Whether the plateau observed in their failure-free survival curve will be maintained with more follow-up and whether they might be a curable subset remain to be determined.  (+info)

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic_system. Lymphoma is broken down into two major types: hodgkins_disease and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Various Types of Lymphoma (Not inclusive): adult T-cell lymphoma , adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma see under leukemia. B-cell lymphoma any in a large group of non-Hodgkins lymphomas characterized by malignant transformation of the B lymphocytes. B-cell monocytoid lymphoma a low-grade lymphoma in which cells resemble those of hairy cell leukemia. Burkitts lymphoma a form of small noncleaved-cell lymphoma, usually occurring in Africa, manifested usually as a large osteolytic lesion in the jaw or as an abdominal mass; Epstein-Barr virus has been implicated as a causative agent. centrocytic lymphoma mantle cell l. convoluted T-cell lymphoma lymphoblastic lymphoma with markedly convoluted nuclei. cutaneous T-cell lymphoma a group of lymphomas exhibiting (1) clonal expansion of malignant T lymphocytes arrested at varying stages of differentiation of cells committed to ...
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:. I. To determine the safety, toxicity, and maximum tolerated dose of lenalidomide when combined with temsirolimus in patients with relapsed lymphomas. (Phase I) II. To determine complete and overall response rate of lenalidomide plus temsirolimus in patients with relapsed lymphomas as stratified by histology: follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and lymphoma not otherwise specified (NOS) (including Hodgkin lymphoma, T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma [T-NHL], lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, and mantle cell lymphoma). (Phase II) III. To determine duration of response, progression-free survival, and overall survival of lenalidomide plus temsirolimus in patients with relapsed lymphomas as stratified by histology: diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma, and lymphoma NOS (including Hodgkin lymphoma, T-NHL, lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma). (Phase II). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:. I. To determine mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway activation in ...
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:. I. To determine the safety, toxicity, and maximum tolerated dose of lenalidomide when combined with temsirolimus in patients with relapsed lymphomas. (Phase I) II. To determine complete and overall response rate of lenalidomide plus temsirolimus in patients with relapsed lymphomas as stratified by histology: follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, and lymphoma not otherwise specified (NOS) (including Hodgkin lymphoma, T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma [T-NHL], lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, and mantle cell lymphoma). (Phase II) III. To determine duration of response, progression-free survival, and overall survival of lenalidomide plus temsirolimus in patients with relapsed lymphomas as stratified by histology: diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma, and lymphoma NOS (including Hodgkin lymphoma, T-NHL, lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma). (Phase II). SECONDARY OBJECTIVES:. I. To determine mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway activation in ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Molecular profiling reveals prognostically significant subtypes of canine lymphoma. AU - Frantz, A. M.. AU - Sarver, A. L.. AU - Ito, D.. AU - Phang, T. L.. AU - Karimpour-Fard, A.. AU - Scott, M. C.. AU - Valli, V. E O. AU - Lindblad-Toh, K.. AU - Burgess, K. E.. AU - Husbands, B. D.. AU - Henson, M. S.. AU - Borgatti, A.. AU - Kisseberth, W. C.. AU - Hunter, L. E.. AU - Breen, M.. AU - OBrien, T. D.. AU - Modiano, Jaime F.. PY - 2013/8/1. Y1 - 2013/8/1. N2 - We performed genomewide gene expression analysis of 35 samples representing 6 common histologic subtypes of canine lymphoma and bioinformatics analyses to define their molecular characteristics. Three major groups were defined on the basis of gene expression profiles: (1) low-grade T-cell lymphoma, composed entirely by T-zone lymphoma; (2) high-grade T-cell lymphoma, consisting of lymphoblastic T-cell lymphoma and peripheral T-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified; and (3) B-cell lymphoma, consisting of marginal B-cell ...
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Lymphomas are any cancers of the lymphatic tissues. They are distinguished/classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) system, using the latest information on the appearance and growth pattern of the lymphoma cells and genetic features, including whether or not it is a Hodgkin lymphoma, a T-cell or B-cell lymphoma, and the site from which the lymphoma arises.. Hodgkin lymphoma is marked by the presence of a type of cell called the Reed-Sternberg cell.. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas, which are defined as being all lymphomas except Hodgkin lymphoma, are more common than Hodgkin lymphoma. A wide variety of lymphomas are in this class, and the causes, the types of cells involved, and the prognosis vary by type. The incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma increases with age. It is further divided into several subtypes ...
Define malignant lymphoma (mixed cell). malignant lymphoma (mixed cell) synonyms, malignant lymphoma (mixed cell) pronunciation, malignant lymphoma (mixed cell) translation, English dictionary definition of malignant lymphoma (mixed cell). n. pl. lym·pho·ma·ta or lym·pho·mas 1. Any of various malignant tumors that arise from the lymphocytic cells of the immune system. 2. Any of various cancers...
Central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma is a condition in which malignant cells are present in the lymph tissue of the brain and/or spinal cord. Treatment for CNS lymphoma generally does not include surgery. Instead, nonsurgical treatments, namely corticosteroids, chemotherapy and/or whole-brain radiation therapy, are used to treat CNS lymphoma.. Lymphoma designates a group of cancers that arise from white blood cells called lymphocytes. Because lymphocytes travel in the blood and lymph tissue and pass in and out of the CNS, lymphoma too can develop in various places in the body, including the CNS. CNS lymphoma is an aggressive type of lymphoma.. CNS lymphoma comes in two forms, depending on the origin of the tumor, and can produce single or multiple growths. ...
Lymphoma is typically a solid tumor of mature white blood cells in lymphoid tissue. The major clinical and pathological subtypes of adulthood lymphoma include follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. However, the World Health Organization recognizes 70 different forms of lymphoma. Lymphomas typically affect the lymph nodes, unlike leukemia, which affects the bone marrow. The molecular and biological pathways responsible for cell adhesion, cell cycle, PI-3-Kinase/AKT signaling, and T cell differentiation are dysregulated during lymphoma. Dysregulated gene expression, mutations, and differentially methylated promoters are routinely detected in molecular analyses of lymphoma samples. Analyzing and monitoring these affected pathways may lead to a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind lymphoma development, classification, and therapeutic response ...
Treatment varies depending on the exact type of B or T-cell lymphoma you have, where it has spread in your body and how fast it is likely to grow. Your age and your general health are also taken into account. When deciding how to treat your lymphoma it is important to know how fast it is likely to grow and cause problems in your body. This is called the grade of your lymphoma.. Some types of lymphoma grow slowly, cause few symptoms and may not need to be treated urgently. These are known as indolent lymphomas (also called low-grade lymphomas). Others grow more quickly, cause more severe symptoms and generally need to be treated soon after they are diagnosed. These are known as aggressive lymphomas (also called intermediate-grade and high-grade lymphomas).. Low-grade lymphomas (indolent). Many low-grade lymphomas take years to grow, cause few if any symptoms and do not necessarily need to be treated initially. In these cases the doctor may recommend regular checkups to carefully monitor your ...
Serum protein electrophoresis was performed in 63% of 1,069 consecutive patients with lymphoma. No monoclonal peaks of IgM specificity were found in sera from 345 patients with nodular lymphoma or Hodgkins disease. Of the remaining 333 patients with diffuse lymphoma, 1.5% had an IgG peak, suggesting a coincidental relationship of IgG peaks to lymphoma. IgM peaks occurred in 3.6% of patients with diffuse lymphoma, a prevalence about 60 times more frequent than that in normal subjects. Such peaks were more frequent in older patients, suggesting an increased incidence of lymphomas producing monoclonal macroglobulins with advancing age. There was a close correlation between lymphoma mass and the level of the IgM peak in individual patients. Results supported the value of identifying monoclonal components in all patients with lymphoma, particularly those with diffuse lymphocytic infiltration. ...
Lymphomas. Lymphoma is a type of cancer that originates in cells of the lymphatic system. There are many types of lymphomas; however, these tumors are commonly divided into two main categories: Hodgkins and Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas.. Lymphomas are curable if detected early and treatments are well tolerated. Historically, Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas were one of the first cancers cured with Radiation Therapy alone due to its radiation sensitivity.. Non-Hodgkin lymphomas can be further divided into cancers that have an indolent (slow-growing) course and those that have an aggressive (fast-growing) course. These sub-types behave and respond to treatment differently. Both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas can occur in children and adults, and prognosis and treatment depend on the stage and the type of cancer.. Lymphomas Treatment. The management of lymphoma requires a multidisciplinary team as the efforts of the surgeon, the hematologist, and the radiation oncologist must interact in the management of ...
PASCUAL, Marta et al. Primary lymphoma of the colon. Rev. esp. enferm. dig. [online]. 2013, vol.105, n.2, pp.79-83. ISSN 1130-0108. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1130-01082013000200003.. Background: primary colorectal lymphoma is a very rare disease, representing less than 0.5 % of all primary colorectal neoplasms. The gastrointestinal tract is the most frequently involved site of all extranodal lymphomas, the most common type of that is non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Early diagnosis is often difficult because of unspecific symptoms. Therapeutic approaches have classically included radical resection, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Materials and methods: we present our experience in the management of primary colorectal lymphomas over a 17-year period (1994-20011). Results: in this period 7 cases of primary colorectal lymphoma were diagnosed in our institution. Abdominal pain and change in bowel habit were the most frequent symptoms. Five patients underwent emergency surgery because of bleeding or bowel ...
This is Part III of three lengthily posts involving autoimmune diseases and lymphomas. In the Part I post, I focused on a particular autoimmune disease, Lupus erythematosus, its genetic causes and new therapies intended to address it. The Part II post was concerned with the association between Lupus and other autoimmune diseases with lymphomas, what this association is telling us, and the key role of inflammation. Further, I discussed the key role of NF-kappaB, a cell nuclear factor, in autoimmune-related inflammation. This Part III post focuses on lymphomas, their classification, causes, and conventional and emerging therapies for lymphomas. Finally, I include a few comments and speculations about where lymphoma treatments may be going.. Classifications of lymphomas. Lymphoma is a class of cancers that originates in lymphocytes (particularly, T cells and B cells) of the immune system(ref). One such cancer is Hodgkins disease, named after the person who discovered it, and there are 16 other ...
Lymphoma is a form of cancer that affects the immune system. Consult with the experts at NorthShore to learn about lymphoma diagnosis and treatment.
CASE REPORT. Primary pancreatic lymphoma in an HIV patient: Dilemmas in diagnosis and management. E. LootsI; F. AndersonII; S. R. ThomsonIII. IF.C.S. (S.A.) Department of General Surgery, Addington Hospital and Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban ...
High grade aggressive lymphomas have high mortality. By their nature, more than 40% of patients die from these diseases even with the improved treatment strategies currently available for oncology patients. The characteristic feature is that they are functionally heterogeneous and therefore have different biological and molecular signatures which make it difficult for all groups to respond to same line of treatment. Based on the above, I set out to look at the impact of viral and cellular gene products on these groups of diseases: In chapter 3 I developed monoclonal antibodies against HERV‐K10. I subsequently investigated their expressions in aggressive lymphomas including Diffuse Large B‐cell lymphoma, Hodgkins lymphoma and Primary CNS lymphomas. I showed HERV‐K10 is expressed in cell lines of aggressive lymphomas, but not in paraffin‐embedded tissues. In chapter 4 I showed that the expression of ATM using immune‐histochemistry techniques in aggressive lymphomas does offer a guide to ...
Lymphoma is a type of cancer that originates in lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell in the vertebrate immune system). There are many types of lymphoma. Lymphomas are part of the broad group of diseases called hematological neoplasms. It was discovered by Thomas Hodgkin in 1832 and was called Hodgkins Disease throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Colloquially, lymphoma is broadly categorized as Hodgkins lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma (all other types of lymphoma). Scientific classification of the types of lymphoma is more detailed. Although older classifications referred to histiocytic lymphomas, these are recognized in newer classifications as of B, T or NK cell lineage. Histiocytic malignancies are rare and are classified as sarcomas.[1] ...
Certain autoimmune and chronic inflammatory conditions, such as Sjögrens syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), have consistently been associated with an increased risk of malignant lymphomas, but it is unclear whether elevated lymphoma risk is a phenomenon that accompanies inflammatory conditions in general. Likewise, it is debated whether the increased risk identified in association with some disorders pertains equally to all individuals or whether it varies among groups of patients with different phenotypic or treatment-related characteristics. It is similarly unclear to what extent the increased lymphoma occurrence is mediated through specific lymphoma subtypes. This update reviews the many findings on risks, risk levels, and lymphoma characteristics that have been presented recently in relation to a broad range of chronic inflammatory, including autoimmune, conditions. Recent results clearly indicate an association between severity of chronic inflammation and lymphoma risk in RA and ...
OBJECTIVE: Patients with primary Sjögrens syndrome (SS) are at greater risk of developing lymphoma. This study was undertaken to evaluate whether the Fms-like tyrosine kinase 3 ligand (Flt-3L) might be associated with lymphoma in primary SS. METHODS: Serum levels of Flt-3L were measured in 369 patients with primary SS from the French Assessment of Systemic Signs and Evolution of Sjögrens Syndrome study cohort and in 10 patients with primary SS at the time of lymphoma diagnosis in an Italian cohort. Associations between increased levels of Flt-3L and a history of lymphoma, history of previously diagnosed criteria related to a high risk of lymphoma, and greater extent of disease activity were evaluated. RESULTS: Among patients with primary SS, higher levels of Flt-3L were significantly associated with a history of lymphoma (P = 0.0001). Previous markers for risk of lymphoma development, such as presence of purpura, low levels of C4, presence of lymphocytopenia, low levels of IgM, high levels of β2
TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Actor Jeff Bridges announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma.. Telling his fans on Twitter, the acclaimed thespian said, Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. Im starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lymphoma is a cancer that affects the lymph system, or tissues and organs that produce, store and carry white blood cells that fight infections. There are two kinds of lymphoma: Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).. Treatment of lymphoma usually involves chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, a bone marrow transplant or some combination of these, explained Dr. Wasif Saif, deputy physician-in-chief and medical director at Northwell Health Cancer Institute, in Lake Success, N.Y.. A specialized treatment called chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell therapy is ...
TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Actor Jeff Bridges announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma.. Telling his fans on Twitter, the acclaimed thespian said, Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. Im starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lymphoma is a cancer that affects the lymph system, or tissues and organs that produce, store and carry white blood cells that fight infections. There are two kinds of lymphoma: Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).. Treatment of lymphoma usually involves chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, a bone marrow transplant or some combination of these, explained Dr. Wasif Saif, deputy physician-in-chief and medical director at Northwell Health Cancer Institute, in Lake Success, N.Y.. A specialized treatment called chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell therapy is ...
TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Actor Jeff Bridges announced on Monday that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma.. Telling his fans on Twitter, the acclaimed thespian said, Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. Im starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lymphoma is a cancer that affects the lymph system, or tissues and organs that produce, store and carry white blood cells that fight infections. There are two kinds of lymphoma: Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).. Treatment of lymphoma usually involves chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, a bone marrow transplant or some combination of these, explained Dr. Wasif Saif, deputy physician-in-chief and medical director at Northwell Health Cancer Institute, in Lake Success, N.Y.. A specialized treatment called chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell therapy is ...
Malignant lymphomas are a diverse group of cancers derived from the immune system, which result from neoplastic proliferation of B or T lymphocytes. These tumors may arise anywhere in the physique, most commonly inside lymph nodes but occasionally in other organs in which lymphoid components reside. 1 subtype of lymphomas that are composed of mixtures of cellular kinds having a unique biology is called Hodgkins lymphomas, whereas all other kinds of lymphomas are referred to as non-Hodgkins lymphomas.. Several elements are associated with the improvement of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. These consist of congenital or acquired immunodeficiency states for example AIDS or iatrogenic immunosuppression utilized in organ transplantation. Viruses are related to the pathogenesis of some types. For instance, most instances of Burkitts lymphoma that happen in Africa (endemic kind) are associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), whereas Burkitts lymphoma manifesting in temperate zones is associated with EBV in ...
September is Lymphoma month and this Sunday 15 September is World Lymphoma Awareness Day. Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system and every year more than 5,000 Australians are diagnosed with it.. To help raise awareness of Lymphoma the nurses on ward 44 at Monash Medical Centre Clayton wore lime today and hosted a Lymphoma in the Limelight afternoon tea to help to fund Lymphoma Care Nurses across Australia.. The team were joined by very special guest Sharon Millman, Lymphoma Australias CEO Lymphoma Australia would like to say a huge thank you to the team on ward 44 at Monash hospital for turning Lime for Lymphoma to acknowledge World Lymphoma Awareness Day said Sharon.. The team are now in an online competition against other Australian Hospitals to be crowned the most supportive and creative team to host a Lymphoma in the Limelight afternoon tea. ...
Immune serums prepared in rabbits with antigens made from normal mouse organs and tissues that were presumably devoid of large numbers of lymphocytic cells (notably kidney, liver, brain, whole embryos, and erythrocytes) proved lethal for the cells of several transplanted mouse lymphomas in vitro in the presence of complement; but these immune serums, when given intraperitoneally in large amounts to susceptible mice that had been implanted subcutaneously with lymphoma cells of one or another of several types, failed entirely to inhibit growth of the lymphoma cells in vivo. In contrast, immune serums made with cells procured from transplanted mouse lymphomas as antigens, and those made with cells from normal mouse thymus or lymph nodes, acted even more powerfully upon the several types of lymphoma cells in vitro than did the immune serums prepared with normal mouse organs, and when given intraperitoneally to implanted mice they brought about death of the lymphoma cells in vivo, the effect being to ...
Low-grade lymphomas are typically made up of small, slow-growing cells. Faster-growing (high-grade) cells can develop. As the proportion of larger, faster-growing lymphoma cells increases, the lymphoma begins to behave more like a faster-growing high-grade lymphoma. This process is known as transformation.. Transformation is important because you need a different type of treatment if your lymphoma becomes faster growing.. To learn more about transformed lymphoma or to download or fact sheet please click here Transformed Lymphoma ...
Hodgkins disease was the primary lymphoma to be defined as early as 1832 by Prof. Hodgkins. Over the years, non-Hodgkins lymphoma has become quite common. In the United States, it is estimated that 69,000 new cases and 19,000 deaths from non-Hodgkins lymphoma will occur yearly. It has not been pursued in detail as of now, and there are many points still in the dark.. Many doctors adopt a waiting policy where they inspect the patient patiently before coming to a practical conclusion. It is diagnosed (Understanding a Lymphoma Diagnosis) by biopsy through needle insertion. In severe manifestations, the whole part containing affected lymph nodes needs to be taken out. A combination treats it of radiation and chemotherapy. The logic is to retain the white blood cells to grow and multiply. Since it is an immune system-specific disease, immunotherapy or boosting the immune system is deemed the best antidote.. Stem cell transplant that has its precepts on DNA strands is also quite active but highly ...
OBJECTIVE: To describe cases of lymphoma associated with anti-TNF therapy, identify risk factors, estimate the incidence and compare the risks for different anti-TNF agents. METHODS: A national prospective registry was designed (Research Axed on Tolerance of bIOtherapies; RATIO) to collect all cases of lymphoma in French patients receiving anti-TNF therapy from 2004 to 2006, whatever the indication. A case-control analysis was conducted including two controls treated with anti-TNF per case and an incidence study of lymphoma with the French population was used as the reference. RESULTS: 38 cases of lymphoma, 31 non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL) (26 B cell and five T cell), five Hodgkins lymphoma (HL) and two Hodgkins-like lymphoma were collected. Epstein-Barr virus was detected in both of two Hodgkins-like lymphoma, three of five HL and one NHL. Patients receiving adalimumab or infliximab had a higher risk than those treated with etanercept: standardised incidence ratio (SIR) 4.1 (2.3-7.1) and 3.6 (2.3-5.6
The Eighth Annual Round It Up for Lymphoma Campaign Raises Critical Funds for the Lymphoma Research Foundation and The University of Chicago Medicine Biobank. The Lymphoma Research Foundation is proud to announce cause marketing partner, Highland Ventures, Ltd will return with its Round It Up for Lymphoma fundraising campaign. The campaign will run from March 6 to March 22, 2020.. Customers of Family Video, Marcos Pizza and StayFit24 will have the opportunity to support cancer research and education by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar, participating in fundraising events at their local retail locations or donating directly online at familyvideo.com/round-it-up. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised through the campaign will support the Lymphoma Research Foundation and the University of Chicago Medicine Biobank. Since inception, Round It Up for Lymphoma has raised more than $8.5 million.. Our mission to eradicate lymphoma can only be realized with greater investment in ...
What is lymphoma?. Lymphoma is a cancer of the cells of the immune system called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are present throughout the body, so dogs can develop lymphoma in multiple organs. Lymphoma most often affects lymph nodes, but can also affect the liver, spleen, bone marrow, and other sites.. Lymphoma is typically diagnosed using aspirates collected from enlarged lymph nodes. In some cases, diagnosis may require sampling of bone marrow or other organs, tissue biopsy, or molecular testing (flow cytometry, PARR). Once a diagnosis is made, staging tests are recommended to assess the extent of disease. Complete staging includes blood and urine testing, non-invasive imaging (chest X-rays, abdominal ultrasound), and additional aspirates. This evaluation provides prognostic information, a baseline for monitoring, and information regarding organ function and involvement. Results may influence treatment recommendations or help anticipate potential complications.. Lymphoma is categorized into five ...
Background Several studies have suggested an association between occupational exposure to solvents and lymphoma risk. However, findings are inconsistent and the role of specific chemicals is not known.. Objective To investigate the role of occupational exposure to organic solvents in the aetiology of B-cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma (B-NHL) and its major subtypes, as well as Hodgkins lymphoma and T-cell lymphoma.. Methods 2348 lymphoma cases and 2462 controls participated in a case-control study in six European countries. A subset of cases were reviewed by a panel of pathologists to ensure diagnostic consistency. Exposure to solvents was assessed by industrial hygienists and occupational experts based on a detailed occupational questionnaire.. Results Risk of follicular lymphoma significantly increased with three independent metrics of exposure to benzene, toluene and xylene (BTX) (combined p=4×10−7) and to styrene (p=1×10−5), and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) risk increased with ...
Introduction:. Lymphoma of the stomach is an uncommon tumor. However, it is the most common extra-nodal manifestation of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Over the last few decades, preferred treatment for gastric lymphoma has shifted from surgical resection to non-surgical methods involving chemotherapy and RT. The current standard treatment is chemo-immunotherapy. The role of RT and surgery, if any, is unclear.. Methods:. We reviewed data which was obtained from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) data registry for patients with gastric lymphoma from 1973 until 2011. The data was analyzed using Microsoft Excel and statistical analysis was performed using SPSS statistical software. The SEER registry does not provide information about chemotherapy (CT) administered.. Results:. We analyzed 13,659 patients with the diagnosis of gastric lymphoma in the SEER database. The three most prevalent subtypes were diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) with 6,134 (44.9%) cases, extranodal marginal zone ...
The Gray-Zone Lymphomas represent histological entities that are interposed between Hodgkins lymphoma and Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. We report the case of a man diagnosed with a Lymphoma B unclassifiable with intermediate characteristics between Hodgkins lymphoma and a large cell lymphoma B, with a rare spinal localization. We decided to treat him with Adriamycin, Bleomycin, Vinblastine, Dacarbazine and anti-CD20 antibody, achieving a complete response. We here discuss histopathologic patterns, and work-up of this pathological entity, and we demonstrated that more intensive therapy do not always correlate with better therapeutic goals, inviting to analyze each case.. ...
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Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system. Generally, lymphoma cells grow in lymph glands (nodes). This causes the glands to get bigger or swell. There are two types of lymphoma. One is called Hodgkin and the other is non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The difference between the two types depends on the appearance of the lymphoma cells under the microscope. Most lymphomas are non-Hodgkin lymphomas. ...
Note: its common for lymphomas to show up (present) in the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic organs. The bone marrow is a nursery for blood cells. Thus, the existence of lymphoma cells in the marrow is generally expected, but often reversible.. Some types of lymphoma first present in the skin (Cutaneous), the stomach (Gastric), the lung (Pulmonary), bone (Osteo), eye (Orbital) and other regions. Gastric MALT, a marginal zone lymphoma, tends to stay localized in the gastric mucosal tissue, but it can spread to other areas. That said, scientists and radiologists may use the term metastasis or metastatic behavior when describing changes in the location of lymphomas (as shown in the abstracts below).. The important question seems to be: does the metastatic behavior of a lymphoma have the same clinical connotation as for solid cancers? Fortunately, the answer is often that the spread to a new location does not necessarily predict sensitivity of the lymphoma cells to treatment or the potential for a ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - LMO2 and BCL6 are associated with improved survival in primary central nervous system lymphoma. AU - Lossos, Chen. AU - Bayraktar, Soley. AU - Weinzierl, Elizabeth. AU - Younes, Sheren F.. AU - Hosein, Peter. AU - Tibshirani, Robert J.. AU - Sutton Posthumus, Jocelyn. AU - Deangelis, Lisa M.. AU - Raizer, Jeffrey. AU - Schiff, David. AU - Abrey, Lauren. AU - Natkunam, Yasodha. AU - Lossos, Izidore. PY - 2014/1/1. Y1 - 2014/1/1. N2 - Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is an aggressive sub-variant of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) with morphological similarities to diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). While methotrexate (MTX)-based therapies have improved patient survival, the disease remains incurable in most cases and its pathogenesis is poorly understood. We evaluated 69 cases of PCNSL for the expression of HGAL (also known as GCSAM), LMO2 and BCL6 - genes associated with DLBCL prognosis and pathobiology, and analysed their correlation to survival in 49 PCNSL patients ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The molecular and phenotypic profile of primary central nervous system lymphoma identifies distinct categories of the disease and is consistent with histogenetic derivation from germinal center-related B cells. AU - Larocca, Luigi Maria. AU - Capello, Daniela. AU - Rinelli, Alessandro. AU - Nori, Simonetta. AU - Antinori, Andrea. AU - Gloghini, Annunziata. AU - Cingolani, Antonella. AU - Migliazza, Anna. AU - Saglio, Giuseppe. AU - Cammilleri-Broet, Sophie. AU - Raphael, Martine. AU - Carbone, Antonino. AU - Gaidano, Gianluca. PY - 1998/8/1. Y1 - 1998/8/1. N2 - Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals. The precise histogenetic derivation and the molecular pathogenesis of PCNSL is poorly understood. In an attempt to clarify the histogenesis and pathogenesis of these lymphomas, 49 PCNSL (26 acquired immunodeficiency syndrome [AIDS]-related and 23 AIDS-unrelated) were ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Primary central nervous system lymphoma. T2 - Phase I evaluation of infusional bromodeoxyuridine with whole brain accelerated fractionation radiation therapy after chemotherapy. AU - Dabaja, Bouthaina S.. AU - McLaughlin, Peter. AU - Ha, Chul S.. AU - Pro, Barbara. AU - Meyers, Christina A.. AU - Seabrooke, Lee F.. AU - Wilder, Richard B.. AU - Kyritsis, Athanassios P.. AU - Preti, H. Alejandro. AU - Yung, W. K.Alfred. AU - Levin, Victor. AU - Cabanillas, Fernando. AU - Cox, James D.. PY - 2003/9/1. Y1 - 2003/9/1. N2 - BACKGROUND. The current study was performed to determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD), toxicity, and outcome of infusional 5 bromo-2′-deoxyuridine (bromodeoxyuridine; BUdR) given with accelerated fractionation whole brain radiation therapy (WBRT) after chemotherapy for the treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL). METHODS. Twelve patients with untreated and histologically confirmed PCNSL were entered on the study between 1994 and 1996. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Impact of maintenance rituximab on duration of response in primary central nervous system lymphoma. AU - Ambady, Prakash. AU - Fu, Rongwei. AU - Szidonya, Laszlo. AU - Peereboom, David M.. AU - Doolittle, Nancy D.. AU - Neuwelt, Edward A.. N1 - Funding Information: This work was supported in part by National Institute of Health Grants CA137488, NS044687, a Veterans Administration Merit Review Grant and the Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Foundation, all to EAN. Funding Information: This work was supported in part by National Institute of Health Grants CA137488, NS044687, a Veterans Administration Merit Review Grant and the Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Foundation, all to EAN. Publisher Copyright: © 2020, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.. PY - 2020/3/1. Y1 - 2020/3/1. N2 - Purpose: The role of maintenance immunotherapy with anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody rituximab in primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) is unclear. We retrospectively ...
Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) starts in the brain, spinal cord, meninges or eyes. Learn about primary central nervous system lymphoma.
TY - JOUR. T1 - International study on low-grade primary central nervous system lymphoma. AU - Jahnke, Kristoph. AU - Korfei, Agnieszka. AU - ONeill, Brian Patrick. AU - Blay, Jean Yves. AU - Abrey, Lauren E.. AU - Martus, Peter. AU - Poortmans, Philip M.P.. AU - Shenkier, Tamara N.. AU - Batchelor, Tracy T.. AU - Neuwelt, Edward A.. AU - Raizer, Jeffrey J.. AU - Schiff, David. AU - Pels, Hendrik. AU - Herrlinger, Ulrich. AU - Stein, Harald. AU - Thiel, Eckhard. PY - 2006/5. Y1 - 2006/5. N2 - Objective: The aim of this study was to characterize the clinical presentation, course, and outcome of low-grade primary central nervous system lymphoma. Methods: Cases were assessed in a retrospective series collected from 18 cancer centers in 5 countries. Results: Forty patients (18 men, 22 women; median age, 60 years [range, 19-78]) were identified. Involvement of a cerebral hemisphere or deeper brain structures was seen in 37 patients, only leptomeningeal involvement in 2 patients, and spinal cord ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Case report. T2 - Disorder of excessive somnolence due to central nervous system lymphoma. AU - Lesser, R. P.. AU - St Louis, P.. AU - Dinner, D. S.. AU - Hanson, M.. AU - Little, J. R.. AU - Slugg, P. H.. PY - 1983/1/1. Y1 - 1983/1/1. N2 - We report a patient who developed confusion and recurrent daytime episodes of hypersomnolence. His symptoms proved to be due to a diencephalic primary central nervous system lymphoma, implying that a diencephalic defect in some instances may be involved in the pathogenesis of recurrent sleep attacks.. AB - We report a patient who developed confusion and recurrent daytime episodes of hypersomnolence. His symptoms proved to be due to a diencephalic primary central nervous system lymphoma, implying that a diencephalic defect in some instances may be involved in the pathogenesis of recurrent sleep attacks.. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0020655405&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - ...
Central nervous system lymphoma is a rare non-Hodgkin lymphoma in which malignant (cancer) cells from lymph tissue form in the brain and/or spinal cord (primary CNS) or spread from other parts of the body to the brain and/or spinal cord (secondary CNS). Because the eye is so close to the brain, primary CNS lymphoma can also start in the eye (called ocular lymphoma). The cancer can also involve the spinal fluid that bathes the spinal cord and brain. This is called leptomeningeal lymphoma. See Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma for signs, symptoms and treatments.. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Case-based review. T2 - Primary central nervous system lymphoma. AU - Korfel, Agnieszka. AU - Schlegel, Uwe. AU - Johnson, Derek R.. AU - Kaufmann, Timothy J. AU - Giannini, Caterina. AU - Hirose, Takanori. PY - 2017/1/1. Y1 - 2017/1/1. N2 - Primary CNS lymphoma (PCNSL) is a rare diffuse large B-cell lymphoma originating within the central nervous system. The overall incidence of PCNSL is rising, particularly in the elderly population. Immunosuppression is a strong risk factor, but most patients with this tumor are apparently immunocompetent. Diagnosis of PCNSL can be challenging. Non-invasive or minimally invasive tests such as ophthalmological evaluation and spinal fluid analysis may be useful, but the majority of patients require tumor biopsy for definitive diagnosis. Our knowledge concerning optimum treatment of PCNSL is fragmentary due to paucity of adequately sized trials. Most patients are now initially treated with high-dose-methotrexate-based chemotherapy alone, as the ...
Primary central nervous system lymphoma(PCNSL) is a rare kind of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Rituximab combined with high-dose methotrexate, cytarabine and dexamethasone (R-MAD regimen) were reported effective for PCNSL patients. Rituximab can cause several side effects, including fever, chills and rigors. In this case report, we demonstrate rituximab-induced interstitial pneumonitis in a PCNSL patient who has been treated with R-MAD regimen. The patient recovered after treatment and she remains complete remission after following consolidation chemotherapy. Here is no report of potential fatal complications of Rituximab like interstitial pneumonitis nowadays in PCNSL patients. As Rituximab is widely used, physicians should raise their awareness of this rare complication and detect RTX-ILD in early stage.
The initial intent of this study was to examine the origins of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma (PCNSL), a neoplasm whose oncogenesisin immunocompetentpatients is incompletely understood. With growing information regarding the remarkable plasticity of neural stem cells, and establishment of relationships between hematopoietic and neural stem cells, we hypothesized that PCNSL arises from neural stem/progenitor cells rather than lymphocyte precursors from elsewhere in the body. Markers of neural stem cells were chosen for immunohistochemical(IHC) staining of 5 PCNSL cases and all cases contained Sox2 positive cells, whereas 8 of 9 non-CNS B cell lymphomas so stained had no positive cells. Double-staining with Sox2 and CD20, a B-cell marker, showed no co-localization of Sox2 and CD20, and no CD20-positive tumor cells had Sox2 immunopositivity. Staining of 5 metastatic carcinomas and 1 metastatic melanoma revealed a similar pattern of immunopositivityboth regarding sox2 expression and ...
Paraffin sections of surgical and autopsy material from 24 cases of primary CNS lymphoma were examined for the presence of cytoplasmic immunoglobulin by an immunoperoxidase technique. Definite staining for cytoplasmic immunoglobulin was observed in 13 cases, and in eight of these the pattern of staining was consistent with current concepts of monoclonality. In every case the histological diagnosis of malignant lymphoma was confirmed, and cases were subclassified by both the Lukes-Collins and the Rappaport classifications. Morphologically 12 of the 24 cases resembled immunoblastic sarcoma occurring outside the CNS. Other cases showed features of follicular center cell lymphoma or plasmacytoid lymphocytic lymphoma. Of those cases with positive immunoglobulin staining of tumor cells, the majority showed some plasmacytoid features. It was concluded that the primary CNS lymphomas resemble their counterparts occurring outside the CNS, and that at least a proportion are derived from the B lymphocyte. ...
Although meningiomas are among the most frequent intracranial tumors, primary central nervous system lymphoma represents a rare variant of extranodal non-Hodgkin-type lymphoma. Here, we report on a 73-year-old man with 2 suspicious intracerebral lesions. Combined DOTATATE PET/CT identif...read more ...
Population pharmacokinetics of high-dose methotrexate in patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma | A Smarter Pharmacy
Each cell in HIV-associated primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) harbors latent EBV. Notably, the triggering of TLR9, a key event in HIV pathogenesis, also promotes EBV latency and transformation. We hypothesized that because only a minority of HIV-infected patients develops PCNSL, their B cells exhibit aberrant signaling responses to TLR9 triggering. We found higher levels of IL-6, CD80, and CD86 expression at baseline in B cells of those patients than in B cells of matched controls, whereas TNF-a expression was lower. Notably, on TLR9 triggering with CpG 2006, CD80 and TNF- were up-regulated to a lesser extent in B cells of the former than in those of matched controls. The reduced up-regulation of CD80 might be explained by its higher baseline expression resulting in a more blunted response rather than a specific deficit of the signaling response to TLR9 triggering. However, this cannot explain the blunted TNF- response, which warrants further investigation. Finally, since increased ...
In this article, the authors discuss the principles guiding the use of chemotherapy for primary central nervous system lymphomas.
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Our study, which is the first large scale population based assessment of lymphoma characteristics in coeliac disease, has demonstrated that the association between coeliac disease and malignant lymphomas is not confined to ETTL but includes other types of T cell NHLs and, more importantly, B cell NHLs that constitute the vast majority of malignant lymphomas in the general population. Indeed, ETTL cases comprised only one third of NHL cases and half of all T cell lymphomas in our study, values markedly lower than previously reported.4-8,24 Furthermore, with respect to location, our study indicated that the association was not confined to primary gastrointestinal lymphomas but also included malignant lymphomas outside of the gastrointestinal tract of both the B and T cell phenotype. Few previous studies have classified coeliac disease associated malignant lymphomas using modern immunostaining methods.7,8,11 In one of these, 23 of 24 reviewed cases were ETTL.8 In another, 11 of 13 lymphomas were of ...
The cell of origin of lymphomas arising in the CNS, a site devoid of normal resident lymphoid tissue, has not been determined. Morphological (4) , immunophenotypic (4) , and molecular genetic (5) studies of PCNSL suggest that the cell of origin is related to the GC. Expression of BCL-6 is one feature that suggests a relationship to the GC. The BCL-6 protein is a zinc-finger transcriptional repressor encoded by the BCL-6 gene (12) . It is required for the formation of the GC (13) . In normal lymphoid tissue, there is nuclear expression of the BCL-6 protein almost exclusively by GC B cells. Lymphomas thought to be derived from GC cells, such as follicular lymphoma, also express BCL-6, whereas lymphomas derived from naïve (chronic lymphocytic leukemia and mantle cell lymphoma) or post-GC (marginal zone lymphomas, myeloma) B cells do not (14 , 15) .. Additional immunophenotypic markers that can aid in the characterization of lymphoid cells with respect to stage of B-cell differentiation were ...
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Non-Hodgkins lymphoma (or NHL) is one of the most common cancers among 9/11 responders and survivors. Turley Hansen has represented many claimants with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma since cancer was added to the list of illnesses covered under the Zadroga Act.. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, also called non-Hodgkins lymphoma or NHL, is a cancer that originates in your lymph system - the network spread throughout your body to fight diseases. In non-Hodgkins lymphoma, tumors develop from lymphocytes - a type of white blood cell.. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is more common than the other general type of lymphoma - Hodgkins lymphoma. Many different sub-types of non-Hodgkins lymphoma exist. The most common non-Hodgkins lymphoma sub-types include diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma.. ...
AIDS-related lymphoma describes lymphomas occurring in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). A lymphoma is a type of cancer arising from lymphoid cells. In AIDS, the incidences of non-Hodgkins lymphoma, primary cerebral lymphoma and Hodgkins disease are all increased. There are three different varieties of AIDS-related lymphoma: Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, B-cell immunoblastic lymphoma, and Burkitts lymphoma (small non-cleaved cell lymphoma). The symptoms of AIDS-related lymphoma can include: weight loss, fever, and night sweats. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL) is present in about 1%-3% of HIV seropositive people at the time of the initial diagnosis of HIV. However, it is believed that such patients have been seropositive for a prolonged period, but have simply not had their infections recognized previously. This is so because immunodysregulation must exist for an extended interval of time, in order for a lymphoproliferative process to evolve in that context. Primary ...
Both Hodgkins lymphoma and non-Hodgkins lymphoma are lymphomas - a type of cancer that begins in a subset of white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are an integral part of your immune system, which protects you from germs.. The main difference between Hodgkins lymphoma and non-Hodgkins lymphoma is in the specific lymphocyte each involves.. A doctor can tell the difference between Hodgkins lymphoma and non-Hodgkins lymphoma by examining the cancer cells under a microscope. If in examining the cells, the doctor detects the presence of a specific type of abnormal cell called a Reed-Sternberg cell, the lymphoma is classified as Hodgkins. If the Reed-Sternberg cell is not present, the lymphoma is classified as non-Hodgkins.. Many subtypes of lymphoma exist, and your doctor will use laboratory tests to examine a sample of your lymphoma cells to determine your specific subtype. Expect to wait a few days to receive results from these specialized tests.. Your type of lymphoma helps ...
Follicular lymphoma is the most common form of low-grade NHL and the second most common type of lymphoma overall diagnosed in the United States. Most follicular lymphoma diagnoses occur in adults over the age of 60, with equal rates of occurrence in male and female individuals; this specific lymphoma is rare in young people.. Follicular lymphoma affects B-cell lymphocytes and is indolent, which means it grows very slowly. Like most lymphomas, follicular lymphoma usually begins in the lymph nodes. The cells can spread into the blood and bone marrow. Other internal organs, including the liver and spleen, may also be affected.. Because follicular lymphoma grows so slowly, doctors may not treat it right away and instead adopt a watchful waiting approach. Over time, some follicular lymphomas transform into an aggressive (fast-growing) diffuse B-cell type of lymphoma, so its important for people with follicular lymphoma to be monitored closely. Learn more about the several treatment options that ...
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Response:. Our group published a microarray study of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) in Blood in March 2008.1 We reported a comprehensive CNS signature of PCNSL, identifying single-gene differential expression as well as a pathway signature. Most notably, our pathway signature for PCNSL is characterized by differential expression of extracellular matrix (ECM)- and adhesion-related pathways. The most up-regulated gene is the ECM- and adhesion-related osteopontin (SPP1). Our study is unique in that we compared PCNSL to a broad spectrum of non-CNS diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), consisting of nodal and extranodal samples; and in-depth bioinformatics analysis was performed. This is in contrast to 2 other microarray studies in PCNSL2,3 in which the comparisons were made to nodal DLBCL and no pathway analysis was performed.. We are pleased that Rubenstein et al have confirmed our single-gene expression findings by retrospective analysis of their data and come up with concordant ...
Lymphomas account for 5% of all cancers in the United States, with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma being far more prevalent than Hodgkins lymphoma. It is estimated that in 2012, 70,130 will be diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma and 9,060 will be diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma. Further, it is estimated that 18,940 people will die from Non-Hodgkins lymphoma and 1,190 people will die from Hodgkins lymphoma this year. One out of every 47 people will be diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma and one out of every 436 people will be diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma in their lifetimes. In the US, we spend approximately $10.2 billion annually treating lymphoma.. NCI allocated 2.7% of its annual budget (or $137.0 million) in 2010 for lymphoma research.. The information in this section was also provided to the public courtesy of the NCI. You can find more information about lymphoma in their What You Need to Know About Hodgkins Lymphoma and What You Need to Know About Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma booklets, here and ...
The B-cell lymphomas are types of lymphoma affecting B cells. Lymphomas are blood cancers in the lymph nodes. They develop more frequently in older adults and in immunocompromised individuals. B-cell lymphomas include both Hodgkins lymphomas and most non-Hodgkin lymphomas. They are typically divided into low and high grade, typically corresponding to indolent (slow-growing) lymphomas and aggressive lymphomas, respectively. As a generalisation, indolent lymphomas respond to treatment and are kept under control (in remission) with long-term survival of many years, but are not cured. Aggressive lymphomas usually require intensive treatments, with some having a good prospect for a permanent cure. Prognosis and treatment depends on the specific type of lymphoma as well as the stage and grade. Treatment includes radiation and chemotherapy. Early-stage indolent B-cell lymphomas can often be treated with radiation alone, with long-term non-recurrence. Early-stage aggressive disease is treated with ...
Cummings, R D.; Trowbridge, I S.; and Kornfeld, S, A mouse lymphoma cell line resistant to the leukoagglutinating lectin from phaseolus vulgaris is deficient in udp-glcnac:alpha- -d-mannoside beta1,6 n-acetylglucosaminyltransferase. (1982). Subject Strain Bibliography 1982. 1351 ...
What is Burkitt Lymphoma?. Burkitt lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma which is a type of cancer that starts in the b-cells. Burkitt lymphoma is one of the fastest growing tumors. Burkitt lymphoma attacks the immune system and is fatal if not treated in a timely manner. There are three types of Burkitts lymphoma endemic, sporadic, and immunodeficiency- associated.. What causes Burkitt lymphoma? Who is affected?. The exact cause of Burkitt lymphoma is unknown, but there are factors associated with the disease such as Epstein-Barr. Individuals who are immunosuppressed have a higher risk factor for Burkitt lymphoma. Burkitt lymphoma primarily affects African children, and malaria may make children more vulnerable.. What are the symptoms of Burkitt lymphoma?. There are many symptoms associated with Burkitt lymphoma, including:. ...
Treatment for primary CNS lymphoma includes chemotherapy and often radiation therapy. Steroid therapy (e.g. dexamethasone) is often given before chemotherapy, as this helps reduce the swelling around the tumour, and may even shrink the tumour, reducing the raised intracranial pressure. Chemotherapy is given into a vein, and often also into the fluid surrounding the brain (intrathecally). Methotrexate is the drug most commonly given this way, and is also given in high doses intravenously- either on its own or in combination with other chemotherapy drugs and/or steroids. Radiotherapy uses high-energy rays to destroy the cancerous cells and can be an effective treatment for primary CNS lymphoma in younger people. It is used in combination with chemotherapy and steroid treatment. Surgery is only used to provide diagnostic tissue, and is never curative alone. Anticonvulsants may be given if seizures occur as a result of a tumour. If treatment is insufficient or if the disease recurs, some people are ...
The proportion of black or Hispanic patients with HIV-associated NHL increased from 41% in 2004 to 55% in 2012 (P < .0001). Chemotherapy was received by 81% of patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, 90% of those with Burkitt lymphoma, 61% of those with primary effusion lymphoma (PEL), and 35% of those with primary central nervous system lymphomas (PCNSL). Between 2004 and 2012, this proportion increased only for patients with PCNSL (P < .00001). Chemotherapy was less likely to be received by patients who were older, black, or without private insurance. It was delivered more frequently in hospitals designated as academic (OR for nonreceipt, 0.68; 95% CI, 0.51-0.92) or in hospitals that had ≥3 HIV-positive cases per year (OR, 0.71; 95% CI, 0.58-0.86). Survival improved in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (P = .007), Burkitt lymphoma (P = .0002), and PCNSL (P = .019), but not in those with PEL (P = .94). Receipt of chemotherapy in patients with PEL was not associated with better ...
Lymphoma is the most common haematopoietic malignancy in dogs, and is the most responsive to chemotherapy. Affected dogs are typically middle-aged. Neither gender nor neutering is a predisposing factor for developing lymphoma. In studies of canine lymphoma epidemiology; boxers, Scottish terriers, German shepherds and poodles were more often affected, and recent evidence suggests a high incidence in golden retrievers. The most common physical finding in dogs with lymphoma is peripheral lymphadenopathy, which is usually generalized but may be localized to a single lymph node or a region of the body. Involvement of other organs, such as spleen, liver, or bone marrow is an indication of advanced disease. Involvement of other (extranodal) sites is rare in dogs. Untreated lymphoma progresses rapidly (1-2 months) from presentation to terminal stages. With chemotherapy, however, considerable improvement in the duration and quality of the patients life can be expected.. Staging and Diagnosis. Lymphoma ...
This study is to find the effectiveness of pembrolizumab in patients with relapsed and refractory gray-zone lymphoma (GZL), primary central nervous system
Double-hit lymphomas and double-expressor lymphomas are some of the most difficult non-Hodgkin lymphomas to treat. Patients with these types of lymphomas, which are subtypes of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, dont respond as well to chemotherapy treatment as other lymphoma patients do.. An estimated 22,000 patients nationwide are diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma each year. About 5 to 10 percent have double-hit lymphoma (or cancer cells that contain chromosomal rearrangements of the MYC, BCL2 and/or BCL6 genes) and about 20 to 30 percent have double-expressor lymphoma (containing the MYC and BCL2 genes).. Which is why Alex F. Herrera, M.D., an assistant professor in City of Hopes Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, and a team of doctors at City of Hope and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute examined how well patients whose double-hit and/or double-expressor lymphoma had recurred, or was resistant to initial treatment, fared after they had received high-dose ...
Clinical trial for Central Nervous System B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma | CD20 Positive , Obinutuzumab in Treating Patients With Central Nervous System Lymphoma Who Have Achieved a Complete Response
This information is about non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that starts in the immune system. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is also called NHL.. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma begins when a lymphocyte (usually a B cell) becomes abnormal. The abnormal cell divides to make copies of itself. The new cells divide again and again, making more and more abnormal cells. The abnormal cells dont die when they should. They dont protect the body from infections or other diseases. The buildup of extra cells often forms a mass of tissue called a growth or tumor.. Because lymphatic tissue is in many parts of the body, Hodgkin lymphoma can start almost anywhere. Usually, its first found in a lymph node.. When lymphoma is found, the pathologist reports the type. There are many types of lymphoma. The most common types are diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma.. Lymphomas may be grouped by how quickly they are likely to grow:. ...
Overview. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is the seventh most common cancer in men and women in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, 74000 new cases of non-Hodgkins lymphoma are diagnosed each year in the US. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma originates in the lymphatic system of the body. The lymphatic system fights diseases throughout the body. In non-Hodgkins lymphoma, tumors develop from white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymph tissue is found in many places throughout the body, so lymphomas can start almost anywhere. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma is more common than the other type of general lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma. The major sites of lymph tissue are:. ...
Natural killer T (NKT) cells are a unique subset of CD1d-restricted T lymphocytes that express characteristics of both T cells and natural killer cells. NKT cells mediate tumor immune-surveillance; however, NKT cells are numerically reduced and functionally impaired in lymphoma patients. Many hematologic malignancies express CD1d molecules and co-stimulatory proteins needed to induce anti-tumor immunity by NKT cells, yet most tumors are poorly immunogenic. In this study, we sought to investigate NKT cell responses to B cell lymphoma. In the presence of exogenous antigen, both mouse and human NKT cell lines produce cytokines following stimulation by B cell lymphoma lines. NKT cell populations were examined ex vivo in mouse models of spontaneous B cell lymphoma, and it was found that during early stages, NKT cell responses were enhanced in lymphoma-bearing animals compared to disease-free animals. In contrast, in lymphoma-bearing animals with splenomegaly and lymphadenopathy, NKT cells were functionally
This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows:. The main objective of this Cochrane review is to evaluate the role of additional chemotherapy to HD-MTX in the treatment of immunocompetent PCNSL patients with respect to overall survival (OS), progression-free survival (PFS), response rate, adverse events (AE), treatment-related mortality (TRM) and quality of life (QoL). ...
Lymphomas[edit]. One combination for stage III/IV relapsed or refractory indolent lymphomas and mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), ... Lymphoma. 48 (7): 1299-1306. doi:10.1080/10428190701361828. PMID 17613757.. *^ New Combo Replaces CHOP for Lymphoma. Dec 2012 ... "Rediscovered' Lymphoma Drug Helps Double Survival: Study". June 3, 2012. Archived from the original on July 12, 2012.. ... It is indicated as a single-agent or in combination with other anti-cancer agents for indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple ...
... (NHL) is a group of blood cancers that includes all types of lymphoma except Hodgkin's lymphomas.[1] ... Hepatitis C virus: associated with splenic marginal zone lymphoma, lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma ... Patient information on non-Hodgkin lymphoma from The Lymphoma Association. *Lymphoma Association - Specialist UK charity ... Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma at American Cancer Society. *Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma from Cancer.net (American Society of Clinical Oncology) ...
Lymphoma. 50 (6): 1043-6. doi:10.1080/10428190902913591. PMID 19391034.. *. Meester-Smoor MA, Janssen MJ, Grosveld GC, et al. ( ...
Various types of CD30-positive T cell lymphomas[11]. *CD30-positive cases of the NK cell lymphoma, extranodal NK/T-cell ... CD30 is associated with anaplastic large cell lymphoma. It is expressed in embryonal carcinoma but not in seminoma and is thus ... Scott LJ (March 2017). "Brentuximab Vedotin: A Review in CD30-Positive Hodgkin Lymphoma". Drugs. 77 (4): 435-445. doi:10.1007/ ... Horie R, Higashihara M, Watanabe T (Jan 2003). "Hodgkin's lymphoma and CD30 signal transduction". International Journal of ...
Lymphoma. 29 (1-2): 205-209. doi:10.3109/10428199809058397. PMID 9638991.. *^ Branda RF, Nigels E, Lafayette AR, Hacker M (1998 ...
Lymphoma. 43 (1): 51-7. doi:10.1080/10428190210195. PMID 11908736.. *. Fang JY, Lu YY (2002). "Effects of histone acetylation ...
Lymphoma. Osteomalacia/rickets in adolescents. Osteosarcoma. Rickets. Septic arthritis, a severe infection of the joint that ...
Blastoid NK cell lymphoma appears to be a different entity and shows no association with EBV. This disease is typically found ... The immunophenotype of this disease is the same as extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type and is shown in the table below. ... June 1997). "Nonnasal lymphoma expressing the natural killer cell marker CD56: a clinicopathologic study of 49 cases of an ... Lymphoma. 34 (3-4): 241-50. doi:10.3109/10428199909050949. PMID 10439361. Reimer P, Rüdiger T, Geissinger E, et al. (January ...
Lymphoma and myeloma, derived from cells of the immune system.. *Sarcoma, originating in connective tissue, including fat, ...
The NCLs present with progressive loss of visual function and neurodevelopmental decline, seizure, myoclonic jerks and premature death. The CTSD gene is one of the identified eight genes the deficiency of which is responsible for NCLs.[10] It has been reported that a homozygous single nucleotide duplication in exon 6 could alter the reading frame and causes a premature stop codon at position 255. Over-expression of cathepsin D stimulates tumorigenicity and metastasis as well as initiation of tumor apoptosis. This protease has been regarded an independent marker of poor prognosis in breast cancer being correlated with the incidence of clinical metastasis.[21][22] Knock-out of CTSD gene would cause intestinal necrosis and hemorrhage and increase apoptosis in thymus, indicating that cathepsin D is required in certain epithelial cells for tissue remodeling and renewal.[9] It is also reported that there might be a strong effect for CTSD genotype on Alzheimer disease risk in male.[23] Cathepsin D ...
Lymphoma is generally considered as either Hodgkin lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Hodgkin lymphoma is characterised by a ... Main article: Lymphoma. Cancer of the lymphatic system can be primary or secondary. Lymphoma refers to cancer that arises from ... It is treated according to whether it is high-grade or low-grade, and carries a poorer prognosis than Hodgkin lymphoma.[22] ... Lymphoid leukaemias and lymphomas are now considered to be tumours of the same type of cell lineage. They are called "leukaemia ...
Lymphoma. *Progressive retinal atrophy is a particular problem, since the trait is an autosomal dominant one. (This has ... Breed incidence of lymphoma in a UK population of insured dogs. Veterinary and comparative oncology. 2003;1(4):200-6. doi: ... with a relatively high incidence of lymphoma and mast cell tumours.[10][11][12] Bullmastiffs are prone to certain hereditary ...
... was first described in 1976,[16] first purified in 1977,[17] the gene was cloned in 1989,[6] and the first knockout mouse was created in 1996.[18] The function of desmin has been deduced through studies in knockout mice. Desmin is one of the earliest protein markers for muscle tissue in embryogenesis as it is detected in the somites.[12] Although it is present early in the development of muscle cells, it is only expressed at low levels, and increases as the cell nears terminal differentiation. A similar protein, vimentin, is present in higher amounts during embryogenesis while desmin is present in higher amounts after differentiation. This suggests that there may be some interaction between the two in determining muscle cell differentiation. However desmin knockout mice develop normally and only experience defects later in life.[13] Since desmin is expressed at a low level during differentiation another protein may be able to compensate for desmin's function early in development but not ...
"Post-chemotherapy cognitive impairment in patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a first comprehensive approach to ...
Lymphoma. 55 (10): 1-6. doi:10.3109/10428194.2014.887714. PMID 24467220.. ...
Johnston, JB (June 2011). "Mechanism of action of pentostatin and cladribine in hairy cell leukemia". Leukemia & Lymphoma. 52 ... a drug designed to inhibit adenosine deaminase might be useful in lymphomas. Carson then synthesized cladribine, and through ...
Lymphoma. 47 (6): 986-97. doi:10.1080/10428190500485810. PMID 16840187.. ...
Lymphoma. 49 (4): 615-619. doi:10.1080/10428190801896103. ISSN 1042-8194. PMID 18398720. S2CID 33895941.. ...
Schattner EJ (May 2000). "CD40 ligand in CLL pathogenesis and therapy". Leukemia & Lymphoma. 37 (5-6): 461-72. doi:10.3109/ ...
Leuk Lymphoma. 44 (2): 313-9. doi:10.1080/1042819021000037967. PMID 12688351.. ...
Hodgkin's lymphoma. 86.4% Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. 71% Thyroid cancer. 98.2% Leukemia (Acute lymphocytic). 68.2% ...
"Canine Lymphoma". Marvistavet.com. Archived from the original on 29 April 2011. Retrieved 21 April 2011. Most breeds have hairs ...
Histiocytic lymphoma. Breed disposition[edit]. Up to 25 percent of Bernese Mountain Dogs may develop malignant histiocytosis in ...
Malignant lymphoma no [18] Granulocytic sarcoma [18] Fibroepithelial polyp yes [6][17] ...
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Malignant lymphoma. *Multiple myeloma. *Muscular dystrophy. *Rheumatoid arthritis. *Polymyalgia rheumatica. *Nephrotic syndrome ...
Autoimmune Disease and Lymphoma Working Parties of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the European League ... These advantages have established autologous HSCT as one of the standard second-line treatments for such diseases as lymphoma.[ ... Graft versus tumor is mainly beneficial in diseases with slow progress, e.g. chronic leukemia, low-grade lymphoma, and in some ... His patient, a 16-year-old-boy, is today the longest-living lymphoma transplant survivor.[54] ...
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, prednisolone. CHOP. Germ cell tumor. Bleomycin, etoposide, ... In particularly large tumors and cancers with high white cell counts, such as lymphomas, teratomas, and some leukemias, some ... Malignancies with slower growth rates, such as indolent lymphomas, tend to respond to chemotherapy much more modestly.[1] ... Freedman A (Oct 2012). "Follicular lymphoma: 2012 update on diagnosis and management". American Journal of Hematology. 87 (10 ...
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society pours a tremendous amount of money directly into cutting-edge cancer research - research that ... In 2011, Hall was the celebrity spokesperson for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Light the Night Walk" fundraising campaign. ... "Michael C. Hall Supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Annual Light The Night Walk In New PSA Campaign" (Press release). ... On January 13, 2010, Hall's agent and spokesman confirmed that Hall was undergoing treatment for a form of Hodgkin's lymphoma. ...
Mantle cell lymphoma Kite Pharma selpercatinib[15] RET fusion-positive non-small cell lung cancer Eli Lilly ...
The mission of LRF is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease. ... organization in the nation devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and ... Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma Program. Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma Programs are community-based, two-hour educational ... LYMPHOMA RESEARCH. Featured Researchers - 2017 LRF Scholars. The LCRMP is the Foundations education and mentoring program for ...
About 85 percent of NHL cases are B-cell lymphomas, including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicular lymphoma. ... Lymphoma patients may have new path to remission, even when CAR T therapy fails. ORLANDO - A new, experimental immunotherapy ... Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that affects the lymphatic system, which is the bodys way of clearing toxins and waste. ... Just as CAR T therapies in lymphoma target a receptor called CD19, mosunetuzumab binds to CD20 as well as a natural receptor on ...
Lymphoma Society of Canada, shall be the exclusive property of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada which in its sole ... The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) is a voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancers. We provide free ... Then, on October 23rd 2005, when I was 27, I was diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) a form of non-Hodgkins ... I release The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada from any and all legal liability that may arise from the release of ...
AIDS-related Lymphoma. Childhood Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma. Primary Bone Lymphoma. Primary CNS Lymphoma ... Primary bone lymphoma and primary adrenal lymphoma are rare clinicopathological entities of non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL). We ... BACKGROUND: Canine B-cell lymphoma is deemed an ideal model of human non-Hodgkins lymphoma where the lymphomas of both species ... both lymphoma starting in the CNS or lymphoma that has spread to the CNS. (PDF). Primary CNS Lymphoma. ...
Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that start in the lymph system (the tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry ... Symptoms of Lymphoma. Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma include swollen lymph nodes, especially in the part ... What Causes Lymphoma?. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma becomes more common as people get older. Unlike most cancers, rates of Hodgkin ... See how the rates of new non-Hodgkin lymphomas or non-Hodgkin lymphoma deaths changed over time for the entire United States ...
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This category includes Non-Hodgkin lymphomas and Hodgkin lymphomas.] ... Lymphomas, Intermediate-Grade, Lymphoma (Non-Hodgkin), Lymphoma, Low Grade, UNDIFFER LYMPHOMA, Mixed-Cell Lymphomas, Lymphoma, ... Mixed Lymphomas, Malignant lymphoma (disorder), Diffuse Mixed-Cell Lymphomas, LYMPHOMA UNDIFFER, Mixed-Cell Lymphoma, Lymphomas ... High-Grade Lymphoma, Malignant Lymphoma, Lymphoma, NOS, Lymphoma, Diffuse Mixed-Cell, Diffuse Small Cleaved-Cell Lymphoma, ...
Burkitts lymphoma. Hodgkins lymphoma. Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma. Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type. MCPyV ... Since Burkitt lymphoma and other B-cell lymphomas are a clonal proliferative process, all tumor cells from one patient are ... Unique genetic alterations promote cell survival in Burkitt lymphoma, distinct from other types of lymphoma.[21] These TCF3 and ... Sporadic lymphomas are rarely associated with the Epstein-Barr virus.[4] Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which includes Burkitts, ...
Hodgkins lymphoma (HL) is a type of lymphoma in which cancer originates from a specific type of white blood cells called ... There are two major types of Hodgkin lymphoma: classical Hodgkin lymphoma and nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma.[ ... Hodgkins lymphoma can be sub-classified by histological type. The cell histology in Hodgkins lymphoma is not as important as ... Hodgkins Lymphoma at the American National Cancer Institute. *Clinically reviewed Hodgkins lymphoma information for patients ...
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The different types of lymphomas are grouped into two broad categories: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Lymphomas ... Hodgkin Lymphoma. Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system. This highly sophisticated filtering ... Lymphomas without Reed-Sternberg cells are usually classified as non-Hodgkin lymphomas. ... Usually, the causes of lymphoma are unknown and no lifestyle factors have been definitely linked to childhood lymphomas. ...
Hodgkins disease is a type of lymphoma, which is a cancer of the lymphatic system. Although cancer can seem scary, most teens ... What Is Hodgkin Lymphoma?. Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer called a lymphoma, which is a cancer of the lymphatic system. ... Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.. Lymphomas that involve a particular type of cell, called a Reed-Sternberg cell, are ... No one really knows exactly what causes Hodgkin lymphoma. People who have a close relative who has had Hodgkin lymphoma seem to ...
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As a group, lymphomas represent about a third of all feline cancers. Learn about lymphoma and the causes of lymphoma in cats ... As a group, lymphomas represent about a third of all feline cancers. Find out what the symptoms of lymphoma in cats are here. ... When a cat is diagnosed with the early, low-grade lymphoma, his chances of recovery are very good if he receives immediate, ... There are three primary treatments for feline intestinal lymphoma - surgery, prednisone and chemotherapy. Learn more about the ...
For the next few weeks, Miller will wrap up a 10-week campaign to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and become ... Ethel W. Galvin, a Bryn Mawr School trustee, died of lymphoma Aug. 29 at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. The ... Catonsville chiropractor Doug Miller was diagnosed with an advanced stage of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2008. After a year of ... Abe Bortz, the Social Security Administrations first historian and a voracious collector of books, died Tuesday of lymphoma at ...
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... and management of Hodgkins lymphoma, with an emphasis on external beam radiotherapy technique and published evidence. ... Modern radiation therapy for Hodgkin lymphoma: field and dose guidelines from the International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology ... results of the German Hodgkins Lymphoma Study Group (GHSG) trial HD7. Leuk Lymphoma. 2002;43(Suppl 2):52.Google Scholar ... Results of a trial of PET-directed therapy for early-stage Hodgkins lymphoma. N Engl J Med. 2015;372:1598-607.CrossRefGoogle ...
Description Lymphomas account for 3 percent of all cases of cancer in this country. The most common type of lymp ... Definition Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that develop in the lymphatic system. ... Low-grade lymphomas include small lymphocytic, follicular small cleaved, and follicular mixed cell. For low-grade lymphomas, ... The most common type of lymphoma is called Hodgkins disease. All other lymphomas are grouped together and are called non- ...
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Recent developments in the therapy of non-Hodgkin lymphoma have improved response and survival rates in patients with these ... Recent developments in the therapy of non-Hodgkin lymphoma have improved response and survival rates in patients with these ... This book is focused on the biology, prognostic factors and novel targets of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. We believe that ... The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for HIV-Associated Lymphomas Pascual Balsalobre, David Serrano, Jorge ...
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  • Hodgkin lymphoma, which spreads in an orderly manner from one group of lymph nodes to another. (cdc.gov)
  • Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma include swollen lymph nodes, especially in the part of the body where the lymphoma starts to grow. (cdc.gov)
  • The most common first symptom of Hodgkin lymphoma is a painless enlargement of the lymph nodes (often called "swollen glands") in the neck, the underarm area, or the groin. (kidshealth.org)
  • One of the things doctors might look for if they suspect lymphoma is enlargement of the lymph nodes. (kidshealth.org)
  • There are four stages of lymphoma, ranging from Stage I (cancer involving only one area of lymph nodes or only one organ outside the lymph nodes) to Stage IV (cancer has spread, or metastasized, to one or more tissues or organs outside the lymphatic system). (kidshealth.org)
  • The next step is a blood panel and urinalysis to more completely assess the patient s health and one or more lymph nodes are aspirated or biopsied to confirm the diagnosis of lymphoma. (archive.org)
  • Lymphoma , any of a group of malignant diseases of the lymphatic system , usually starting in the lymph nodes or in lymphoid tissues of other organs, such as the lungs , spleen , and skin . (britannica.com)
  • Diagnosis of either major form of lymphoma requires laboratory analysis of tissue, usually from the lymph nodes. (britannica.com)
  • By contrast, the non-Hodgkin's lymphomas are more likely to begin in extranodal sites (organs other than the lymph nodes, like the liver and bones). (healthcentral.com)
  • The most common symptom of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas is a painless swelling in the lymph nodes of the neck, underarm, or groin. (healthcentral.com)
  • If Hodgkin lymphoma involves the lymph nodes in the center of the chest, pressure from this swelling may cause an unexplained cough, shortness of breath, or problems in blood flow to and from the heart. (kidshealth.org)
  • In non-Hodgkin lymphoma, there is malignant (cancerous) growth of specific types of lymphocytes (a kind of white blood cell that collects in the lymph nodes). (kidshealth.org)
  • However, it's highly unlikely that you have Hodgkin lymphoma if you have swollen lymph nodes , as these glands often swell as a response to infection. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The swelling of the lymph nodes is the most common symptom of Hodgkin lymphoma. (redorbit.com)
  • Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph nodes and lymphatic system. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lymph nodes can swell during common infections, such as a cold, but in lymphoma the swelling does not go away. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lymphoma can spread rapidly from the lymph nodes to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma starts outside the lymph nodes. (webmd.com)
  • Lymphoma is a form of blood cancer but, unlike leukemia, originates in the lymph nodes rather than the bone marrow. (news-medical.net)
  • Lymphoma is a cancer of the blood and the lymphatic system-part of your body's germ-fighting setup that includes lymph nodes (like the ones in your neck that get swollen when you have a bad cold), the spleen, bone marrow, and an immune gland in the chest called the thymus. (healthcentral.com)
  • The main symptom of both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas is swollen lymph nodes in the neck, under the arms, or in the groin. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Because swollen lymph nodes caused by lymphoma usually are painless, they may get larger over a long time before the person notices. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Lymphoma can develop in the lymph nodes, spleen, bone marrow and organs, says the Lymphoma Research Foundation. (reference.com)
  • Symptoms of lymphoma include swelling or pain in the lymph nodes, fever, chills, fatigue and unintentional weight loss. (reference.com)
  • The abnormal lymphocytes (lymphoma cells) usually build up in lymph nodes but can affect other parts of the body. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • It is caused by lymphoma cells building up in the lymph nodes, which makes them bigger. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma causes the cells in the lymphatic system to abnormally reproduce, eventually making the body less able to fight infection and cause swelling in the lymph nodes. (merlot.org)
  • Multicentric lymphoma that develops in the lymph nodes. (vetinfo.com)
  • In order to detect canine lymphoma, the vet will perform a physical examination to determine swollen lymph nodes. (vetinfo.com)
  • Lymphadenopathy or swelling of lymph nodes, is the primary presentation in lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkitt lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which develops from abnormal B lymphocytes and is characterized by rapid growth. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Burkitt lymphoma usually causes lymph node enlargement in various parts of the body, including spleen, liver, bone marrow, and central nervous system. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Burkitt lymphoma is a type of high-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • The World Health Organization has classified Burkitt lymphoma as an endemic that affects children in Africa aged 4-7 years, sporadic that occurs globally, and immunodeficiency-associated type that affects people suffering from HIV/AIDS. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • According to the survey by Cancer Therapy Advisor, Burkitt lymphoma accounts for 30% of pediatric lymphomas and less than 1% of lymphoma cases in adults, especially with a weakened immune system globally. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Rising incidence HIV is expected to augment growth of the Burkitt lymphoma treatment market, as Burkitt lymphoma is an AIDS-defining cancer that is expected to occur more frequently in people suffering from HIV than in the general population. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • According to the Burkitt Lymphoma Society, the condition accounts for an around 40% of all childhood non Hodgkin lymphoma patients worldwide. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Also, according to the Cancer Therapy Advisor, Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is the most common pediatric cancer with the disease incidence being 2-3 times higher in sub-Saharan Africa, with an estimated incidence of 3-6 cases per 100,000 children per year. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • The disease is termed as endemic Burkitt lymphoma, where a majority of cases are related to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • For instance, the National Cancer Institute initiated the Burkitt Lymphoma Genome Sequencing Project (BLGSP) to explore potential genetic changes in patients suffering from Burkitt lymphoma (BL) that could lead to better prevention, detection, and treatment of this rare and aggressive cancer. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Moreover, researchers at Forgarty International Center and National Cancer Institute are working together to address global health needs related to various cancer types, including Burkitt lymphoma. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Non-profit organization such as Burkitt Lymphoma Society supports and connects patients and caregivers by connecting the patients who have received efficient care for Burkitt lymphoma, thus providing information and creating awareness about the rare medical condition. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Also, in 2017, the Lymphoma Research Foundation granted US$ 700,000 to funding innovative research that serves education programs, outreach initiatives, and patient services, thus accelerating the burkitt lymphoma treatment market growth. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • The presence of potential therapies for the prevention of Burkitt lymphoma is expected to augment the market growth over the forecast period. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Moreover, the FDA approved a radioimmunotherapy named Zevalin (Ibritumomab tiuxetan) in combination with a radioactive substance linked to a monoclonal antibody named rituximab, to treat patients suffering from certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including Burkitt lymphoma. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • North America is expected to hold a dominant position in the global Burkitt lymphoma treatment market over the forecast period, owing to rising prevalence of lymphoma over the forecast period. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Burkitt lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system , particularly B lymphocytes found in the germinal center . (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, Burkitt lymphoma can be divided into three main clinical variants: the endemic, the sporadic , and the immunodeficiency -associated variants. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sporadic type of Burkitt lymphoma (also known as "non-African") is the most common variant found in places where malaria is not holoendemic . (wikipedia.org)
  • The tumor cells have a similar appearance to the cancer cells of classical endemic Burkitt lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Immunodeficiency-associated Burkitt lymphoma is usually associated with HIV infection [5] or occurs in the setting of post-transplant patients who are taking immunosuppressive drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkitt lymphoma can be one of the diseases associated with the initial manifestation of AIDS . (wikipedia.org)
  • Immunodeficiency-associated Burkitt lymphoma may demonstrate more plasmacytic appearance or more pleomorphism, but these features are not specific. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since Burkitt lymphoma and other B-cell lymphomas are a clonal proliferative process, all tumor cells from one patient are supposed to possess identical IgH genes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tumor cells in Burkitt lymphoma generally strongly express markers of B cell differentiation (CD20, CD22, CD19), as well as CD10 and BCL6. (wikipedia.org)
  • The high mitotic activity of Burkitt lymphoma is confirmed by nearly 100% of the cells staining positive for Ki67. (wikipedia.org)
  • All types of Burkitt lymphoma are characterized by dysregulation of the c-myc gene by one of three chromosomal translocations . (wikipedia.org)
  • Burkitt's lymphoma was first described in 1957 by Denis Parsons Burkitt, an Irish surgeon. (encyclopedia.com)
  • What is Burkitt lymphoma? (webmd.com)
  • Burkitt lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in which cancer starts in immune cells called B-cells. (webmd.com)
  • Macmillan.org: "Burkitt lymphoma and Burkitt-like lymphoma. (webmd.com)
  • What are the different types of Burkitt lymphoma? (webmd.com)
  • Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is a very fast growing form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma . (medlineplus.gov)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are a diverse group of malignancies, the more common of which are Burkitt lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma, and anaplastic large cell lymphoma. (childrens.com)
  • Burkitt lymphoma develops most often in children or young adults and is uncommon in older adults. (cancer.ca)
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a known risk factor, and most people diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma are infected with this virus. (cancer.ca)
  • Burkitt lymphoma is a very fast-growing (aggressive) type of NHL. (cancer.ca)
  • Burkitt lymphoma can affect the bone marrow so that it doesn't work normally. (cancer.ca)
  • As a result, blast cells don't mature properly, and these abnormal immature blood cells (called Burkitt lymphoma cells) are found in the circulating blood. (cancer.ca)
  • If more than 25% of the cells in the bone marrow are Burkitt lymphoma cells, doctors may classify it as acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), L3 or Burkitt-type leukemia. (cancer.ca)
  • There is also a Burkitt-like lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • When viewed under a microscope, Burkitt-like lymphoma cells look somewhat different from Burkitt lymphoma cells. (cancer.ca)
  • Burkitt-like lymphoma is grouped with Burkitt lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • There are 3 subtypes of Burkitt lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • Endemic Burkitt lymphoma is also called African Burkitt lymphoma because it mainly occurs in Africa. (cancer.ca)
  • Sporadic Burkitt lymphoma is also called non-African, or non-endemic, Burkitt lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • It is the most common type of Burkitt lymphoma in North American and European countries. (cancer.ca)
  • It is sometimes linked with the Epstein-Barr virus, but many people who develop sporadic Burkitt lymphoma are not infected with this virus. (cancer.ca)
  • Immunodeficiency-associated Burkitt lymphoma tends to occur in people with weakened immune systems, typically those with HIV infection. (cancer.ca)
  • The number of cases of immunodeficiency-associated Burkitt lymphoma seems to be dropping because antiretroviral therapy is used to treat HIV. (cancer.ca)
  • Chemotherapy is the main treatment for Burkitt lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • It often develops with chemotherapy for Burkitt lymphoma, so the healthcare team will take measures to prevent TLS before chemotherapy starts. (cancer.ca)
  • Rituximab (Rituxan) is the most common targeted therapy used to treat Burkitt lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • Epstein-Barr virus is associated with an increased risk of certain cancers, including Burkitt lymphoma. (cancer.ca)
  • In PLOS this week: population genetics of region with high Burkitt lymphoma rates, analysis of Brazilian Chikungunya virus strains, and more. (genomeweb.com)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma may be treated with chemotherapy , radiation therapy , and stem cell transplant . (wikipedia.org)
  • There are three primary treatments for feline intestinal lymphoma - surgery, prednisone and chemotherapy. (petfinder.com)
  • Sky, a 14-year-old West Towson resident, has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment ¿ having at least a seventh round of the cancer-fighting drug since being diagnosed with primary mediastinal b-cell lymphoma, a form of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, on Dec. 3, 2012 ¿ at Johns Hopkins Hospital. (baltimoresun.com)
  • This book is a true story about a young woman who at the age of twenty four, discovers that she has Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and needs extensive chemotherapy. (lulu.com)
  • Abbreviated 8-week chemotherapy (CT) plus involved node radiotherapy (INRT) for nonbulky stage I-II Hodgkin lymphoma: preliminary results of the Stanford G5 Study. (springer.com)
  • Involved field radiotherapy for patients in partial remission after chemotherapy for advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • Recent interim analysis of the HD11 trial of the GHSG: intensification of chemotherapy and reduction of radiation dose in early unfavorable stage Hodgkin's lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • Ten-year results of a German Hodgkin Study Group randomized trial of standard and increased dose BEACOPP chemotherapy for advanced Hodgkin lymphoma (HD9). (springer.com)
  • Dose escalation of BEACOPP chemotherapy for advanced Hodgkin's disease in the HD9 trial of the German Hodgkin's Lymphoma Study Group (GHSG). (springer.com)
  • Although low-grade lymphomas grow slowly and respond readily to chemotherapy, they almost invariably return and are generally regarded as incurable. (healthcentral.com)
  • Kids who have had either radiation therapy or chemotherapy for other types of cancer seem to have a higher risk of developing lymphoma later in life. (kidshealth.org)
  • High-dose chemotherapy may be given when Hodgkin lymphoma returns after treatment or does not respond to the first treatment. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Radiation therapy may be used alone to treat people with localized lymphocytepredominant Hodgkin lymphoma or localized indolent NHL, but it is more commonly used in combination with chemotherapy (a form of combined modality treatment). (jhu.edu)
  • The size of the radiation field-and the duration of treatment-will depend on the extent of disease, the type of lymphoma, whether radiation is being used alone or in combination with chemotherapy, and whether the treatment is intended to be curative. (jhu.edu)
  • For people diagnosed with widespread lymphoma, in which a particular region failed to respond to chemotherapy, the radiation field is determined by the extent of the remaining disease. (jhu.edu)
  • Radiation therapy may also be used in combination with chemotherapy for people with Hodgkin lymphoma or some presentations of aggressive NHL. (jhu.edu)
  • Dr. Mike, I had written to you before about using the University of Wisconsin's chemotherapy protocol for my dog's lymphoma . (vetinfo.com)
  • Treatment for lymphoma often involves chemotherapy, radiation or a combination of the two. (reference.com)
  • Steroids are drugs that are often given with chemotherapy to treat lymphomas. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • If these approaches do not keep your lymphoma under control, your doctor may try other options including radiation therapy, other chemotherapy drugs and radio-labeled monoclonal antibodies such as tositumomab or ibritumomab tiuxetan. (cancercare.org)
  • Most pets suffering from lymphoma are treated with chemotherapy. (vetinfo.com)
  • Treatment options for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma include new mixes of medicine ( chemotherapy and targeted therapy ), stem cell transplants , surgery, radiation therapy and new approaches offered in research studies. (seattlechildrens.org)
  • Low-grade lymphoma is regularly treated with chemotherapy, while high-grade lymphoma is treated with a combination of chemotherapy and steroids. (medic8.com)
  • Although doctors treat most lymphomas with chemotherapy without surgery, in the rare case of BIA-ALCL lymphoma, surgical removal of the implants and surrounding tissues is the most important for treatment and cure. (medicinenet.com)
  • The stage at diagnosis can help medical professionals choose the best therapy and predict how someone with lymphoma will do in the long term. (kidshealth.org)
  • We have confirmed lymphoma and we know the average life expectancy for a patient with untreated lymphoma is about 2 months from the time of diagnosis. (archive.org)
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma: Learn What Is Cause, Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Health Care provides you overall information about brain tumor. (lulu.com)
  • NIOSH has re-examined the appropriateness of this strategy of target organ selection, in light of the current scientific literature on the diagnosis and etiology of the various forms of lymphoma. (cdc.gov)
  • Visit the Lymphoma Research Foundation's dedicated website for people with Hodgkin lymphoma, www.FocusOnHL.org, for additional information on Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosis, treatment options, and clinical trials. (youtube.com)
  • Diagnosis and management of primary intraocular lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • Char DH, Ljung BM, Miller T, Phillips T. Primary intraocular lymphoma (ocular reticulum cell sarcoma) diagnosis and management. (medscape.com)
  • Because we are consulted on such a large number of lymphomas, our experts are highly skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of these cancers, which can lead to better outcomes for patients. (massgeneral.org)
  • The diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma may be complicated as it can appear similar to certain non-Hodgkin lymphomas as well as reactive or inflammatory conditions. (massgeneral.org)
  • People whose physical activity was greater than normal before diagnosis were less likely to have died from lymphoma, or from any other cause, than were those who'd been less active, the study found. (hon.ch)
  • On the other hand, people whose physical activity level had declined after their diagnosis had higher death rates from lymphoma and other causes than those who had not changed their level of physical activity. (hon.ch)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. (medscape.com)
  • If you're diagnosed at the earliest stages, you have an even better outlook-a whopping 92% of people with Hodgkin's lymphoma and 82% with NHL are living their best life five years and beyond after diagnosis. (healthcentral.com)
  • Thus, the diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) relies on pathological confirmation following appropriate tissue biopsy. (medscape.com)
  • See 'Clinical manifestations, pathologic features, diagnosis, and prognosis of follicular lymphoma' and 'Initial treatment of limited stage (I/II) follicular lymphoma' and 'Initial treatment of advanced stage (III/IV) follicular lymphoma' . (uptodate.com)
  • Our studies of new and innovative approaches to diagnosis, assessment, and treatment planning and delivery has helped set the international standard for lymphoma and myeloma treatment. (uhn.ca)
  • Low- grade lymphoma can usually be managed and controlled effectively and the earlier the diagnosis the better the chance of survival. (medic8.com)
  • Living with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can be extremely difficult and you may feel angry, upset and confused all at the same time, as you struggle to come to accept your diagnosis. (medic8.com)
  • I'm trying to raising money for cancer victims (stage 3 nasal lymphoma),I have a donor that would like to help but he wants me to give him diagnosis of the cancer and/or a description of the treatment and a summary of the costs involved. (cancerresearchuk.org)
  • If these large cells are present in clusters or sheets, a diagnosis of associated large B-cell lymphoma should be considered. (wikipedia.org)
  • MALT lymphoma may be difficult to distinguish from reactive infiltrates, and in some cases, multiple endoscopies are required before a confident diagnosis is reached. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Wotherspoon score, which grades the presence of histological features associated with MALT lymphoma, is useful in expressing confidence in diagnosis at presentation. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 85 percent of NHL cases are B-cell lymphomas, including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicular lymphoma. (sciencecodex.com)
  • CAR T is not approved for follicular lymphoma, though clinical trials have shown it holds promise. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Over the past few years, we have developed treatment plans for adolescents with primary central nervous system lymphoma, follicular lymphoma, blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm, post- transplant lymphoproliferative diseases and others. (childrens.com)
  • Randomized studies have demonstrated its activity in follicular lymphoma (FL), mantle cell lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in untreated or relapsing patients. (nih.gov)
  • Follicular lymphoma international prognostic index. (medscape.com)
  • Follicular lymphoma (FL) is the second most common type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). (uptodate.com)
  • Frequency of transformation - The frequency of histologic transformation (HT) in follicular lymphoma (FL) in the current era is unknown. (uptodate.com)
  • About one in five people coping with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are diagnosed with a type known as follicular lymphoma. (cancercare.org)
  • Learning about follicular lymphoma treatment approaches and ways to manage side effects will help you feel empowered and improve your quality of life. (cancercare.org)
  • After you are diagnosed with follicular lymphoma, your doctor may run blood tests, bone marrow tests and CT and/or PET scans. (cancercare.org)
  • Follicular lymphoma has four stages. (cancercare.org)
  • Not every patient with follicular lymphoma needs treatment, however. (cancercare.org)
  • Some people with follicular lymphoma live for years without being on therapy. (cancercare.org)
  • There are a variety of treatments that are effective for patients living with follicular lymphoma. (cancercare.org)
  • In some situations, stem cell or bone marrow transplantation is considered, and many therapies being studied in clinical trials may prove to be effective options for treating follicular lymphoma. (cancercare.org)
  • Maintaining a good quality of life remains the main concern for follicular lymphoma patients. (cancercare.org)
  • While some drugs for follicular lymphoma cause hair loss, often this side effect can be avoided. (cancercare.org)
  • By communicating with your team, you can work together to best manage your follicular lymphoma. (cancercare.org)
  • A team of researchers has demonstrated the clinical efficacy and benefits of a vaccine for a type of blood cancer, follicular lymphoma, amongst first time relapse patients. (europa.eu)
  • Follicular lymphoma is a tumour of the lymphatic system the cells of which present a surface protein - in fact, an immunoglobuline - that can be used as a target. (europa.eu)
  • In the case of follicular lymphoma, this protein is a specific tumour antigen. (europa.eu)
  • Then, on October 23rd 2005, when I was 27, I was diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). (llscanada.org)
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is the most common type of lymphoma in the UK, with more than 9,700 people diagnosed each year. (cancerindex.org)
  • Several cellular therapies are being developed, such as T cell therapy and CAR T cell therapy that use the patient's own T cells to attack non-Hodgkin's lymphoma cells. (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Also, the National Cancer Institute initiated Phase 1 clinical trials for antibody therapy, directed against CD19- blinatumomab, a recombinant bispecific antibody in combination with Lenalidomide with Relapsed or Refractory Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). (coherentmarketinsights.com)
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma ( HL ) is a type of lymphoma in which cancer originates from a specific type of white blood cells called lymphocytes . (wikipedia.org)
  • About half of cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma are due to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). (wikipedia.org)
  • enlargement of the spleen occurs in about 30% of people with Hodgkin's lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pain following alcohol consumption: classically, involved nodes are painful after alcohol consumption, though this phenomenon is very uncommon, [12] occurring in only two to three percent of people with Hodgkin's lymphoma, [13] thus having a low sensitivity . (wikipedia.org)
  • nonspecific back pain (pain that cannot be localised or its cause determined by examination or scanning techniques) has been reported in some cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • One type is termed Hodgkin's disease , the other, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (see lymphoma, non-Hodgkin's ). (infoplease.com)
  • This chapter will discuss the epidemiology, workup, and management of Hodgkin's lymphoma, with an emphasis on external beam radiotherapy technique and published evidence. (springer.com)
  • Involved-field radiotherapy for advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • Eight cycles of escalated-dose BEACOPP compared with four cycles of escalated-dose BEACOPP followed by four cycles of baseline-dose BEACOPP with or without radiotherapy in patients with advanced-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma: final analysis of the HD12 trial of the German Hodgkin Study Group. (springer.com)
  • HD10: investigating reduction of combined modality treatment intensity in early stage Hodgkin's lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • There are about ten different types of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (healthcentral.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a disease involving malignant lymphocytes. (cdc.gov)
  • Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) that is sometimes called a B-cell lymphoma or small noncleaved cell lymphoma. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a group of cancers that start in lymphocytes -- your immune system's infection-fighting white blood cells . (webmd.com)
  • Another way to group non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is by how fast it grows. (webmd.com)
  • Knowing which type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma you have will help your doctor find the right treatment for you. (webmd.com)
  • These are by far the most common type, affecting about 85% of people who have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (webmd.com)
  • Stephanie Hunter was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in May. (caringbridge.org)
  • There are many types of lymphoma but they are broadly categorized as Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (news-medical.net)
  • In 1982, the Working formulation was introduced which listed 16 lymphomas that were not Hodgkin's lymphoma. (news-medical.net)
  • There are two broad varieties, Hodgkin's disease, and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor and is more common in children than Hodgkin's disease. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Our Helping Hands provide more detailed information on Hodgkin's disease and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma . (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • MCL is an aggressive B-cell type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma , and the rare disease accounts for about 2%-10% of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas . (medicinenet.com)
  • Despite its well-known histological and clinical features, Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) has recently been the object of intense research activity, leading to a better understanding of its phenotype, molecular characteristics, histogenesis, and possible mechanisms of lymphomagenesis. (hindawi.com)
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) is a lymphoid tumor representing less than 1% of all de novo neoplasms occurring every year world wide [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Accordingly, the disease has been included among malignant lymphomas, and the term "Hodgkin's lymphoma" has been proposed [ 10 - 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Thomas RK, Re D, Wolf J, Diehl V. Part I: Hodgkin's lymphoma--molecular biology of Hodgkin and Reed-Sternberg cells. (medscape.com)
  • Re D, Kuppers R, Diehl V. Molecular pathogenesis of Hodgkin's lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • Characteristics of Hodgkin's lymphoma after infectious mononucleosis. (medscape.com)
  • The first is known as Hodgkin's lymphoma-also sometimes called "Hodgkin's disease" and named after Thomas Hodgkin, the doctor who first described it in 1832. (healthcentral.com)
  • An estimated 8,000 Americans are diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma each year. (healthcentral.com)
  • That said, one large study done by a coalition of European cancer experts in 2017 pinned down six separate mutations (on genes related to the immune system and auto-immune disorders) that also seem to be linked to Hodgkin's lymphoma. (healthcentral.com)
  • I am a 27-year-old transgender man who won a hard-fought battle with stage 3 Hodgkin's lymphoma just after graduating from college. (lls.org)
  • After months of feeling "off," multiple visits to all kinds of doctors, repeat blood work, scans and biopsies, it was finally determined that I had Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. (lls.org)
  • Coulter Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Bexxar drug could be a breakthrough therapy for low-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, said analysts whom the company briefed on late-stage clinical trials of the medication. (latimes.com)
  • That's a significant finding because low-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma kills patients by wearing them down over several years and courses of treatment, which become less and less effective, analysts said. (latimes.com)
  • Linda E. Christenson, a lawyer who had been executive director for a decade of the Pride of Baltimore Inc., died Feb. 25 from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at her Rehoboth Deach, Del. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Ruth Christine Schaefer, a retired Baltimore County Public Library staff member, amateur photographer and volunteer for the homeless, died Sept. 19 at her Timonium home of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Martí-Carvajal AJ, Cardona AF, Lawrence A. Interventions for previously untreated patients with AIDS-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • Vitamin D insufficiency and prognosis in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • Or, read Stephanie's story of her Hodgkin's Lymphoma journey . (caringbridge.org)
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are distinguished by the type of cells that become cancerous. (healthline.com)
  • LPL is a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma that starts in the B lymphocytes. (healthline.com)
  • Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer in the lymphatic system. (merlot.org)
  • The several subtypes of Hodgkin's lymphoma are nodular sclerosing, lymphocyte depleted, lymphocyte predominant, and mixed cellularity. (merlot.org)
  • Hi Delmar, I had Hodgkin's Lymphoma stage IIIB when I was 15,5. (healingwell.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, also known as non-Hodgkin lymphoma or NHL, is a form of cancer that has an effect on the lymphatic system. (medic8.com)
  • There are two main types of lymphoma: Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (medic8.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is more common, accounting for around 80 percent of cases. (medic8.com)
  • A cell known as the Reed-Sternberg cell is found in almost all cases of Hodgkin's lymphoma, while it is not apparent in cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (medic8.com)
  • More than 11,800 cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are diagnosed every year in the UK. (medic8.com)
  • There are many different types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and they are classed according to the type of cell they affected, categorising them as either B-cell or T-cell lymphomas. (medic8.com)
  • In most cases the cause of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is unknown and some people who are diagnosed with the disease could have no risk factors. (medic8.com)
  • How is non-Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosed? (medic8.com)
  • If your clinician thinks that you have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma they will recommend you to a specialist for more thorough testing, which will be carried out in hospital. (medic8.com)
  • How is non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treated? (medic8.com)
  • What is the outlook for people with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma? (medic8.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Hodgkin's Lymphoma are very similar, but have different risk factors and prognoses. (medicaldaily.com)
  • New research suggests body weight and height during adolescence can predict one's risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma later in life. (medicaldaily.com)
  • This report addresses the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (ilo.org)
  • Some publications have hypothesized that these chemicals could be involved in the development of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). (ilo.org)
  • The cancer , known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (or ALCL), is a rare type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ( cancer of the cells that make up the immune system). (medicinenet.com)
  • He is an international expert in both Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • JOANNE SILBERNER: Five years ago, Betsy Diperry of Ann Harbor, Michigan didn't think she had much of a chance of surviving a type of cancer known as advanced follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. (npr.org)
  • Lymphoma involves the type of white blood cells called lymphocytes . (cancer.org)
  • Lymphoma is characterized by malignant tumours of lymphocytes that are usually not associated with a leukemic blood picture. (britannica.com)
  • Intermediate-sized lymphocytes with rapidly dividing cells are characteristic of aggressive (high-grade) lymphomas. (healthcentral.com)
  • In some malignant lymphomas, the lymphocytes arrange themselves in a similar pattern that is called follicular or nodular. (healthcentral.com)
  • Burkitt's lymphoma involves the B-cell lymphocytes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Lymphoma starts when infection-fighting white blood cells called lymphocytes mutate and start to grow out of control. (healthcentral.com)
  • In lymphoma, it happens with white blood cells known as lymphocytes that grow out of control. (healthcentral.com)
  • The fact that you have neutrophils elevated rather than lymphocytes, and the benign appearance on CT scan makes lymphoma unlikely. (medhelp.org)
  • Lymphoma is a cancer that originates in immune system cells, called lymphocytes, according to the American Cancer Society. (reference.com)
  • In lymphoma, white blood cells, either B lymphocytes or T lymphocytes, grow out of control because of a mutation. (healthline.com)
  • Since lymphocytes are present all through the dog's body, canine lymphoma can develop in any area. (vetinfo.com)
  • Lymphoma is a form of cancer that affects the infection-fighting cells of the immune system called lymphocytes. (medicaldaily.com)
  • ALCL is a cancer of the T lymphocytes of the immune system, whereas most lymphomas that arise in the breast in people without implants are of the B lymphocyte type. (medicinenet.com)
  • Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that occurs when B or T lymphocytes, the white blood cells that form part of the immune system and help protect the body from infection and disease, divide faster than normal cells, or live longer than they should. (military.com)
  • Lymphoma is a group of blood malignancies that develop from lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). (wikipedia.org)
  • Both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas can occur in children and adults, and prognosis and treatment depend on the stage and the type of cancer. (news-medical.net)
  • The Gill Center's Lymphoma Program features a team of pediatric oncologists experienced in caring for children with any type of childhood Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (childrens.com)
  • We treat all forms of pediatric Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (childrens.com)
  • Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are the most common types, and of the two, non-Hodgkin lymphoma is notably more prevalent. (reference.com)
  • Most people who have Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma can be cured through treatment. (reference.com)
  • Zhang QY, Foucar K. Bone marrow involvement by Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas. (medscape.com)
  • During his leadership tenure at MDACC and MSKCC, 10 drugs were approved by the FDA for the treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • Dr Younes also conducts laboratory-based research aiming at translating the current knowledge into innovative clinical trials to improve the cure rate and survival of patients with Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • A division into Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas is used in several of the older classification systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stephen J. Schuster, MD, director of the Lymphoma Program at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, will present the findings in a plenary session as well as during the press program at the 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition in Orlando (Abstract #6). (sciencecodex.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer that affects the lymphatic system, which is the body's way of clearing toxins and waste. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Among the group with aggressive lymphomas, 46 (37 percent) saw the amount of cancer in their body decrease, while 24 (19 percent) achieved complete remission. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Among patients with slower growing lymphomas, 42 (63 percent) saw a decrease in cancer, and 29 (43 percent) achieved complete remission. (sciencecodex.com)
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to funding blood-cancer research, education, and patient services. (kidshealth.org)
  • lymphoma, a cancer of the tissue of the lymphatic system . (infoplease.com)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system . (kidshealth.org)
  • When lymphoma happens, cancer cells develop in a person's lymphatic system and start to grow uncontrollably. (kidshealth.org)
  • If the doctor suspects Hodgkin lymphoma, more tests will be done to see if the cancer has spread. (kidshealth.org)
  • Lymphomas account for 3 percent of all cases of cancer in this country. (healthcentral.com)
  • Like all types of cancer, lymphomas are diseases of the body's cells. (healthcentral.com)
  • Lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in lymphatic tissue. (kidshealth.org)
  • Burkitt's lymphoma is one of the most rapidly growing forms of human cancer. (encyclopedia.com)
  • While this type of lymphoma is still relatively rare in the United States , it is responsible for 50% of cancer deaths in children in Uganda and central Africa. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Over the years, different systems have been used to classify lymphomas, including the Rappaport Classification (used until the 1970s), the Working Formulation, the National Cancer Institute Working Formulation, and the Revised European-American Lymphoma Classification (REAL). (medscape.com)
  • Also known as Hodgkin's disease (HD), Hodgkin lymphoma is a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. (redorbit.com)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of lymph tissue. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If tests show that you have Hodgkin lymphoma, more tests will be done to see how far the cancer has spread. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lymphoma can occur at any age, but it is one of the most common causes of cancer in children and young adults aged 15 to 24 years. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In about half of people with lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma, the cancer cells make a protein that makes the blood very thick, a condition called Waldenström macroglobulinemia . (webmd.com)
  • Several of the new approaches to cancer therapy in general (and lymphoma in particular) make use of this knowledge. (jhu.edu)
  • Lymphoma is cancer that begins in cells of the immune system. (news-medical.net)
  • Today's Food and Drug Administration approval of the first CAR T-cell therapy for mantle cell lymphoma represents a key advance for patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant forms of the disease, say Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators who helped conduct the decisive clinical trial of the therapy. (news-medical.net)
  • Lymphoma is the fifth most common cancer in the United Kingdom and the most common cancer to occur under the age of 30. (news-medical.net)
  • Lymphoma is cancer which arises in the lymph system, the body's circulatory network for filtering out impurities. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • As a group, lymphomas represent the third most common childhood cancer. (childrens.com)
  • We routinely treat Hodgkin lymphoma, which is the most common cancer in 15- to 19-year-olds, accounting for about 1,200 of the 1,700 cases of childhood lymphoma in the U.S. each year. (childrens.com)
  • Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a relatively rare cancer of the lymphoid cells that arises from the outer rim or mantle lymphoid follicle. (medicinenet.com)
  • it is termed mantle cell lymphoma because the cancer cells (lymphoma cells) arise from the outer rim or mantle of lymphoid cells that surround a lymphoid follicle. (medicinenet.com)
  • The Lymphoma Association is delighted to launch their latest short film which shows the services they offer to anyone affected by lymphoma - the UK's sixth most common cancer . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • That finding comes from a new study by Mayo Clinic researchers of nearly 4,100 people with lymphoma, a cancer that starts in the white blood cells that normally help fight infection. (hon.ch)
  • As physicians, we recommend physical activity for all cancer survivors to improve overall quality of life, but we did not know if physical activity would have an impact on survival in lymphoma patients," said study author Dr. Priyanka Pophali, a hematologist at Mayo Clinic. (hon.ch)
  • The American Cancer Society has more on lymphoma . (hon.ch)
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary nonprofit health organization dedicated to developing better outcomes for blood cancer patients, sponsoring life-saving research, providing critical support, education and resources to patients and their families and working to ensure patients have access to high quality cancer care. (bms.com)
  • The Lymphoma Research Foundation is the nation's largest nonprofit organization devoted to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people affected by lymphoma and healthcare professionals with free, up-to-date education about this blood cancer. (bms.com)
  • There's nothing easy about cancer, and when it comes to the blood and lymph cancer known as lymphoma, there's nothing easy about figuring out who will get it, either. (healthcentral.com)
  • Like any cancer, lymphoma is a serious condition, and if you have it, it's understandable that you feel worried. (healthcentral.com)
  • There is another way that lymphoma is genetic though-it can cause changes in your DNA's existing genes that raise your cancer risk. (healthcentral.com)
  • Lymphomas are classified by the specific characteristics of the cancer cells and the parts of the body affected. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients. (idealist.org)
  • The types of lymphoma are Hodgkin disease, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, lymphoma of the skin and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, according to the American Cancer Society. (reference.com)
  • Lymphoma is sometimes referred to as blood cancer because it affects the white blood cells, which are key to the body's immune system. (reference.com)
  • Where Can You Find Detailed Information About B-Cell Lymphoma Cancer? (reference.com)
  • Websites with detailed information regarding B-cell lymphomas include the Lymphoma Research Foundation, the American Cancer Society and Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
  • What Is the Prognosis for Someone With Stage 4 Lymphoma Cancer? (reference.com)
  • As of 2015, a stage 4 lymphoma cancer patient is likely to have a five-year-survival rate, states the American Cancer Society. (reference.com)
  • Lymphoma is both treatable and curable, depending on the specific stage and cancer type, according to the American Society of Hematology. (reference.com)
  • Cancer Stat Facts: Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma (LPL) is a rare type of cancer that develops slowly and affects mostly older adults. (healthline.com)
  • A rare form of cancer, known as breast implant associated anapestic large cell lymphoma is caused by breast implants. (medicaldaily.com)
  • The cancer is called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). (medicinenet.com)
  • He received a number of awards including the Ludwig-Heilmeyer-Medal, the DGHO Arthur-Pappenheim Prize, the Research Award of the University of Cologne, the award of the German Cancer Society 2011, the Paul-Martini-Prize 2013 and the John Ultmann Lymphoma Award 2017 and others. (springer.com)
  • Dr. Anas Younes is a member of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) Lymphoma Service, and professor of medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York. (springer.com)
  • prior to that he was director of clinical and translational research at the Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma at MD Anderson Cancer Center. (springer.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of cancer. (familydoctor.org)
  • Two new and innovative anti-cancer drugs work against a type of lymphoma where other drugs fail. (npr.org)
  • Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is one of a handful of U.S. facilities that received a National Cancer Institute Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant for lymphoma research. (mayoclinic.org)
  • It is a cancer originating from B cells in the marginal zone of the MALT, and is also called extranodal marginal zone B cell lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • This included 124 (65 percent) with aggressive lymphomas and 67 (35 percent) whose cancers were slow-growing. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Lymphoma external icon is a general term for cancers that start in the lymph system (the tissues and organs that produce, store, and carry white blood cells that fight infections). (cdc.gov)
  • Unlike most cancers, rates of Hodgkin lymphoma are highest among teens and young adults (ages 15 to 39 years) and again among older adults (ages 75 years or older). (cdc.gov)
  • As a group, lymphomas represent about a third of all feline cancers. (petfinder.com)
  • A young medical student is diagnosed with one of the most aggressive cancers - Burkitt's lymphoma. (lulu.com)
  • Lymphoma is a general term for cancers that develop in the lymphatic system. (healthcentral.com)
  • In the United States , the non-Hodgkin's lymphomas as a group account for about 7% of cancers in persons under 20 years of age. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma is one of the most curable cancers. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Unlike other cancers, Hodgkin lymphoma is also very curable in its late stages. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Peripheral T-cell lymphomas are a group of aggressive cancers that start in T cells. (webmd.com)
  • The other category is non-Hodgkin lymphomas, which includes a large, diverse group of cancers of immune system cells. (news-medical.net)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphomas can be further divided into cancers that have an indolent (slow-growing) course and those that have an aggressive (fast-growing) course. (news-medical.net)
  • Lymphomas are cancers of the lymphoid cells in the body. (news-medical.net)
  • Lymphoma forms around 5% of all cancers in the United States and nearly half of all the blood cancers. (news-medical.net)
  • Mature B cell neoplasia including diseases such as chronic lymphocytic leukemia, plasma cell cancers and urkitt lymphomas. (news-medical.net)
  • Lymphomas are blood cancers that target the immune system. (bms.com)
  • Lymphoma is a name for a group of blood cancers that develop in the lymphatic system, which is designed to help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. (bms.com)
  • Lymphoma is a group of different cancers, which are known as pulmonary lymphoma when these cancers occur in the lungs, according to John Hopkins Medicine. (reference.com)
  • Lymphomas are cancers of the lymph system, a part of your immune system that helps to fight off infections. (healthline.com)
  • The many types of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas are distinguished by where the cancers start and the genetic and other characteristics of the malignant cells. (healthline.com)
  • The Hematologic Malignancies Program conducts research related to lymphoma and other blood and bone marrow cancers. (mayoclinic.org)
  • More importantly, we have a personal connection to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. (llscanada.org)
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has a new logo! (causes.com)
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health. (causes.com)
  • I was truly blessed to be introduced to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by workers from Duquesne Light Company as well as my daughter, Ebony Jennings who works as a customer service representative for Duquesne Light Company in Pittsburgh PA. (lls.org)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which spreads through the lymphatic system in a non-orderly manner. (cdc.gov)
  • See also Hodgkin disease , lymph node , lymphatic system , lymphocyte, non-Hodgkin lymphoma , white blood cells . (cancer.org)
  • In the non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, cells in the lymphatic system grow abnormally. (healthcentral.com)
  • Burkitt's lymphoma affects a part of the immune system known as the lymphatic or lymphoid system. (encyclopedia.com)
  • However, in some cases, non-Hodgkin lymphoma first develops in an organ or somewhere else outside the lymphatic system (the network of lymph vessels and glands found throughout the body). (www.nhs.uk)
  • The three main types are leukemia (found in blood and bone marrow), lymphoma (affects the body's lymphatic system) and myeloma (impacts plasma cells). (chicagotribune.com)
  • All other forms of lymphoma fall into the non-Hodgkin lymphoma grouping. (kidshealth.org)
  • U 152 Treating Lymphoma We can hope that new advances will continue this encouraging trend and that therapies for those forms of lymphoma that are now curable continue to evolve in the direction of becoming less and less dangerous and unpleasant. (jhu.edu)
  • The prognosis for most forms of lymphoma tends to be positive, according to the Lymphoma Research Foundation, especially when detected early. (reference.com)
  • It is only possible to tell the difference between the two forms of lymphoma by examining the cancerous cells under a microscope. (medic8.com)
  • Schabet M. Epidemiology of primary CNS lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • Primary CNS lymphoma in children and adolescents: a descriptive analysis from the international primary CNS lymphoma collaborative group (IPCG). (medscape.com)
  • Regular pediatric checkups can sometimes spot early symptoms of lymphoma. (kidshealth.org)
  • Find out what the symptoms of lymphoma in cats are here. (petfinder.com)
  • The signs and symptoms of lymphoma are similar to those of illnesses such as viral diseases and the common cold, but they continue for longer than would normally be expected. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The symptoms of lymphoma are also directly related to the location of lymphoma. (vetinfo.com)
  • The LCRMP is the Foundation's education and mentoring program for fellows and junior faculty who intend to focus their research and clinical careers in lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. (lymphoma.org)
  • It makes grants to medical researchers at the Lymphoma Trials Office who organise clinical trials and operate a database containing details of over 19,600 patients. (cancerindex.org)
  • This book is intended for medical and healthcare professionals involved in the research and clinical care of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • What's the purpose of clinical trials for lymphoma drugs and treatments? (webmd.com)
  • NCCN clinical practice guidelines in oncology: Hodgkin lymphoma. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In clinical trials, the cellular immunotherapy was shown to provide durable remissions for nearly 40% of large B cell lymphoma patients. (news-medical.net)
  • Guideline] NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Hodgkin Lymphoma. (medscape.com)
  • It provides the background and rationale for the inclusion of radiotherapy in today's combined-modality approach, including special clinical situations such as Hodgkin lymphoma in children, in the pregnant patient, and in the elderly. (springer.com)
  • Computed tomography-based tumor volume in non-Hodgkin lymphoma: clinical correlation and comparison with magnetic resonance imaging. (medscape.com)
  • The Lymphoma and Myeloma Site Group is very active in clinical trials, from Phase I evaluation of new agents through to Phase III trials that establish new treatment standards. (uhn.ca)
  • This book, now in its third edition, examines the current treatment options for first-line, relapsed, and refractory Hodgkin lymphoma and the appropriate management in special clinical circumstances, including in the elderly, pregnant women, and those with nodular lymphocyte-predominant disease (NLPHL). (springer.com)
  • Since then, his group focused on developing antibody-based immunotherapy for patients with malignant lymphoma leading to a number of phase I/II clinical trials. (springer.com)
  • Aveo Pharmaceuticals has initiated a Phase I clinical trial to evaluate the safety, tolerability and recommended dose of SCH900105, its novel, highly potent antibody to hepatocyte growth factor, administered intravenously in patients with relapsed or refractory solid tumors or lymphoma. (redorbit.com)
  • The different subtypes of Hodgkin lymphoma are classified based on how the cancerous tissue looks under a microscope. (kidshealth.org)
  • But first, it is important to examine the main subtypes of Hodgkin lymphoma. (redorbit.com)
  • Diffuse B-cell lymphoma has its own subtypes. (webmd.com)
  • Under those two umbrellas, there are more than 70 different "subtypes" of lymphoma. (healthcentral.com)
  • Many subtypes of lymphomas are known. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burnier MN Jr, Stockl FA, Dolmetsch AM. Large B-cell lymphoma of the retina and CNS. (medscape.com)
  • Diffuse B-cell lymphoma . (webmd.com)
  • Diffuse B-cell lymphoma mainly affects people in their 60s. (webmd.com)
  • The most common is primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma. (webmd.com)
  • This other common B-cell lymphoma mainly affects people 60 and over. (webmd.com)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval for brexucabtagene autoleucel (TECARTUS™, formerly KTE-X19) as the first and only CAR T-cell therapy for patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) relapsed or refractory to prior treatments. (news-medical.net)
  • What is mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)? (medicinenet.com)
  • What causes mantle cell lymphoma? (medicinenet.com)
  • What are risk factors for mantle cell lymphoma? (medicinenet.com)
  • What are signs and symptoms of mantle cell lymphoma? (medicinenet.com)
  • The borders between cHL and anaplastic large-cell lymphoma have become sharper, whereas those between LP-HL and T-cell-rich B-cell lymphoma remain ill defined. (hindawi.com)
  • Because of its high activity and low toxicity ratio, rituximab has transformed the outcome of patients with B-cell lymphoma. (nih.gov)
  • Serum Levels of the Chemokine CXCL13, Genetic Variation in CXCL13 and Its Receptor CXCR5, and HIV-Associated Non-Hodgkin B-Cell Lymphoma Risk. (medscape.com)
  • They also have some features of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) cells. (cancer.ca)
  • Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is also common and may arise from transformation of MALT. (hindawi.com)
  • The companies will initially focus on developing a companion diagnostic for Merck's investigational B cell lymphoma drug M7583. (genomeweb.com)
  • The company said its HTG EdgeSeq system and EdgeSeq Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Cell of Origin Assay may now be distributed in the EU. (genomeweb.com)
  • In Science this week: ancient Ethiopian genome indicates greater Eurasian backflow into Africa, sequencing to diagnose cutaneous T cell lymphoma, and more. (genomeweb.com)
  • Histologic transformation (HT) refers to the evolution of a clinically indolent NHL (eg, FL) to a clinically aggressive NHL (eg, diffuse large B cell lymphoma, DLBCL) defined as those lymphomas in which survival of the untreated patient is measured in months. (uptodate.com)
  • What is anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)? (medicinenet.com)
  • Breast Implants: Update - Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). (medicinenet.com)
  • TUESDAY, Dec. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Physical activity appears to help people with lymphoma survive their disease. (hon.ch)
  • Burkitt's lymphoma is uncommon in adults, where it has a worse prognosis . (wikipedia.org)
  • Recurrent lymphoma in the urinary bladder is associated with widely disseminated disease and poor prognosis [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The prognosis is not good for dog's suffering from an advanced stage of lymphoma, or lymphoma that's spread to different organs in the body. (vetinfo.com)
  • It differs from other forms of lymphomas in its prognosis and several pathological characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). (webmd.com)
  • See 'Pathobiology and treatment of Richter's transformation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma', section on 'Treatment' . (uptodate.com)
  • In contrast to small lymphocytic lymphoma and MCL, staining for CD5 is usually negative, and these lymphomas can be further distinguished with CD23 (positive in small lymphocytic lymphoma) and CyclinD1 (positive in MCL). (wikipedia.org)
  • Scientists do not fully understand all of the causes of lymphoma, but research has found many links. (cdc.gov)
  • Usually, the causes of lymphoma are unknown and no lifestyle factors have been definitely linked to childhood lymphomas. (kidshealth.org)
  • Learn about lymphoma and the causes of lymphoma in cats here. (petfinder.com)
  • Extranodal lymphoma that develops in the pet's skin, nervous system and bone marrow. (vetinfo.com)
  • Other non-Hodgkin lymphomas are referred to in a number of ways that describe the morphology of the cells and whether the tumours are diffuse or nodular. (britannica.com)
  • Diffuse large-cell lymphomas are more aggressive and can involve the liver, the lungs, the kidneys , and even the brain . (britannica.com)
  • In the more aggressive lymphomas, the normal appearance of the lymph node is lost by diffuse involvement of tumor cells, which are usually moderate-sized or large. (healthcentral.com)
  • In 1982, researchers discovered an oncogene (a gene that can release cells from growth constraints, possibly converting them into tumors) in 90% of patients with Burkitt's lymphoma. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The genome of the Epstein-Barr virus is present in 20 to 80 percent of Hodgkin lymphoma tumors. (redorbit.com)
  • Gastrointestinal lymphoma that manifests itself in tumors present in the stomach, gastrointestinal tract and abdomen. (vetinfo.com)
  • Lymphomas and leukemias are a part of the broader group of tumors of the hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma Programs are community-based, two-hour educational programs that provide an update on lymphoma treatment options. (lymphoma.org)
  • A UK registered charity which supports research into the treatment of lymphoma. (cancerindex.org)
  • Treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma is very effective for most kids. (kidshealth.org)
  • When a cat is diagnosed with the early, low-grade lymphoma, his chances of recovery are very good if he receives immediate, effective treatment. (petfinder.com)
  • Treatment planning takes into account the type of lymphoma, the stage of disease, whether it is likely to grow slowly or rapidly, and the general health and age of the patient. (healthcentral.com)
  • For low-grade lymphomas, which usually grow very slowly and cause few symptoms, the doctor may wait until the disease shows signs of spreading before starting treatment. (healthcentral.com)
  • We believe that understanding the pathophysiology of non-Hodgkin lymphoma provides a mean to improve its risk-stratification and treatment. (springer.com)
  • Lymphoma related to HIV is more common with lower CD4 counts so starting treatment at higher CD4 count may minimize the risk. (thebody.com)
  • Adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma treatment (PDQ) - health professional version. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Adult Hodgkin lymphoma treatment (PDQ) - health professional version. (medlineplus.gov)
  • There is no way to prevent lymphoma, but survival rates after treatment are good. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Treatment depends on the type of lymphoma and the stage it has reached. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Indolent, or slow-growing lymphoma may need only watchful waiting and no treatment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Aggressive lymphomas grow quickly and need immediate treatment. (webmd.com)
  • 151 CHAPTER 5 Monoclonal Antibodies and Other Magic Bullet Therapies We've come a long way in lymphoma treatment over the past fifty years. (jhu.edu)
  • Until all lymphomas can be reliably cured, with little danger of long-term toxicity from the treatment, we cannot afford to be complacent. (jhu.edu)
  • Advances in the treatment of NHL during the 1990s were nearly as dramatic as the advances in treating Hodgkin lymphoma some forty years ago. (jhu.edu)
  • Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy (CAR T) has proved to be a valuable treatment option for patients with lymphoma who have failed other therapies. (news-medical.net)
  • Your support enables our team at the Jon and Jo Ann Hagler Center for Lymphoma to provide world-class care and pursue new treatment options for patients with lymphomas. (massgeneral.org)
  • What are Treatment Options for Lymphoma? (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • A resource for information on different types of lymphoma treatment. (bms.com)
  • Venita- Your question was in reference to treatment of lymphoma using the newer Wisconsin protocol or older protocols. (vetinfo.com)
  • Rituximab is the first monoclonal antibody to have been registered for the treatment of B-cell lymphomas. (nih.gov)
  • There are multiple types of lymphoma, classified by the type of immune cell they affect, and the specific type may dictate what kind of treatment plan should be used. (reference.com)
  • Are you going through treatment for non-Hodgkin Lymphoma or another disease that may require a stem-cell transplant? (caringbridge.org)
  • Doctors often use information about the stage and grade to help plan lymphoma treatment. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • It is also used to treat lymphoma that has come back after treatment. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • A common side effect patients may experience is low blood counts-as part of the lymphoma or its treatment. (cancercare.org)
  • Canine lymphoma treatment varies according to the location and type of lymphoma present. (vetinfo.com)
  • In order to determine the treatment that's suited to the pet, it's necessary to understand canine lymphoma and its forms. (vetinfo.com)
  • The treatment protocol varies according to the severity of lymphoma and initial response to treatment. (vetinfo.com)
  • High-grade lymphoma is usually more difficult to treat but it tends to respond well to treatment, with around 60 percent of people finding a successful cure. (medic8.com)
  • He led the trials that resulted in the FDA approval of brentuximab vedotin and nivolumab for the treatment of patients with relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma. (springer.com)
  • Your treatment plan will depend on your type and stage of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (familydoctor.org)
  • to receive treatment after being diagnosed with stage III Hodgkins Lymphoma. (military.com)
  • Zevalin and a similar drug called Bexxar are approved for use when non-Hodgkins lymphoma comes back after treatment with other drugs. (npr.org)
  • [4] Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which includes Burkitt's, accounts for 30-50% of childhood lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maternal smoking during pregnancy and childhood lymphoma: a meta-analysis. (medscape.com)
  • REAL classification of malignant lymphomas in the Republic of Korea: incidence of recently recognized entities and changes in clinicopathologic features. (medscape.com)
  • People exposed to high levels of ionizing radiation have a higher risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (cdc.gov)
  • In cats, due to the effects of the feline leukemia virus on the bone marrow, a biopsy is absolutely necessary to diagnose lymphoma as there are many other blood diseases that can mimic lymphoma. (archive.org)
  • Biopsies are also necessary for lymphomas that involve the bone marrow or structures in the chest or abdomen. (kidshealth.org)
  • In adults, Burkitt's lymphoma frequently produces a bulky abdomen and may involve the liver, spleen, and bone marrow . (encyclopedia.com)
  • A few people with lymphoma have abnormal cells in their bone marrow when they're diagnosed. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Bone marrow transplants are also a possibility for non-Hodgkin lymphomas that have not responded to other treatments. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma also can develop in your bone marrow and blood. (familydoctor.org)
  • The different types of lymphomas are grouped into two broad categories: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (kidshealth.org)
  • There are several different types of lymphomas. (kidshealth.org)
  • For external dose, the lungs will be selected for B-cell lymphomas as the target organ because a significant fraction of the total lymphoid organ mass occurs in the thoracic cavity. (cdc.gov)
  • Most mature lymphoid neoplasms comprise the non-Hodgkin lymphomas. (wikipedia.org)
  • MALT lymphoma (MALToma) is a form of lymphoma involving the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), frequently of the stomach, but virtually any mucosal site can be afflicted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lymphoid follicles are ubiquitous to MALT lymphoma but may be indistinct as they are often overrun or colonized by the neoplastic cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • At a median follow up of six months, 24 of the 29 (83 percent) slow-growing lymphoma patients and 17 of the 24 (71 percent) aggressive lymphoma patients were still disease free. (sciencecodex.com)
  • Unfortunately, it is one of the more aggressive types of Hodgkin lymphoma. (redorbit.com)
  • Fast growing (high grade aggressive) non-Hodgkin lymphomas usually affect children and young adults. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Small cell and follicular lymphomas typically have a chronic course with an average survival of 6 to 12 years. (healthcentral.com)
  • Recent developments in the therapy of non-Hodgkin lymphoma have improved response and survival rates in patients with these conditions. (springer.com)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smoking and moderate-to-high alcohol consumption negatively affect the survival of people with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, dubbed NHL, a European study shows. (reuters.com)
  • Our findings show that physical activity can have a positive impact on survival in lymphoma patients," she said in a Mayo news release. (hon.ch)
  • An array-based analysis involving more than two dozen patients led to a miRNA signature associated with overall survival in primary central nervous system lymphoma. (genomeweb.com)
  • 3 ] reported long median survival for either primary lymphoma of bladder or lymphoma with initial presentation in the urinary bladder but other coexisting diseases [ 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • It is the most common of the clinically indolent NHLs defined as those lymphomas in which survival of the untreated patient is measured in years. (uptodate.com)
  • The survival time of dog's suffering from lymphoma also varies if the pet is diagnosed with underlying health conditions. (vetinfo.com)
  • The typical canine lymphoma patient is a middle aged dog presented to the veterinarian because one or more lumps have been found. (archive.org)
  • Mature T cell and natural killer (NK) cell neoplasia such as adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma, T cell prolymphocytic leukemia and primary cutaneous CD30-positive T cell lymphoproliferative disorders. (news-medical.net)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma with cutaneous involvement. (medscape.com)
  • Gastric MALT lymphoma is frequently associated (72-98%) with chronic inflammation as a result of the presence of Helicobacter pylori, potentially involving chronic inflammation, or the action of H. pylori virulence factors such as CagA. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] In other sites, chronic immune stimulation is also suspected in the pathogenesis (e.g. association between chronic autoimmune diseases such as Sjögren's syndrome and Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and MALT lymphoma of the salivary gland and the thyroid). (wikipedia.org)
  • The histologies are grouped together, based on how quickly they spread, into low-grade, intermediate-grade, or high-grade lymphomas. (healthcentral.com)
  • Low-grade lymphomas are usually slow growing and high-grade lymphomas grow more quickly. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma (NSCHL): the most common type of Hodgkin lymphoma in developed countries found in 7 out of 10 cases. (redorbit.com)
  • Mixed cellularity Hodgkin lymphoma (MCCHL): the second most common type of Hodgkin lymphoma, and is found in 4 out of 10 cases in developed countries. (redorbit.com)
  • Lymphocyte-rich Hodgkin lymphoma: the least common type of Hodgkin lymphoma. (redorbit.com)
  • On the other hand, its positive predictive value is high enough for it to be regarded as a pathognomonic sign of Hodgkin lymphoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first sign of Hodgkin lymphoma is often a swollen lymph node that appears without a known cause. (medlineplus.gov)
  • While the symptoms are unlikely to be caused by Hodgkin lymphoma, it is best to get them checked out. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Symptoms caused by Hodgkin lymphoma may occur with other conditions. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The most common symptom of Hodgkin lymphoma is a swelling in the neck, armpit or groin. (www.nhs.uk)
  • [2] [3] There are two major types of Hodgkin lymphoma: classical Hodgkin lymphoma and nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma . (wikipedia.org)
  • Radiation therapy may be given with curative intent to people with localized low-grade NHL or localized lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin lymphoma. (jhu.edu)
  • The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. (kidshealth.org)
  • Visit our Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma category page for the latest news on this subject, or sign up to our newsletter to receive the latest updates on Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. (causes.com)
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) includes two other categories as types of lymphoma - multiple myeloma and immunoproliferative diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma can occur in children, teens, and adults. (cdc.gov)
  • Distinct from Hodgkin lymphoma both morphologically and biologically, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is characterized by the absence of Reed-Sternberg cells, can occur at any age, and usually presents as a localized or generalized lymphadenopathy associated with fever and weight loss. (ebi.ac.uk)
  • According to Healthline , Hodgkin lymphoma is most likely to occur in people between the ages of 20 and 40 as well as people over the age of 55. (redorbit.com)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma can occur at any age, but most cases are diagnosed in people over 65. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Slow growing lymphomas (low grade) are more likely to occur in an older person. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Lymphomas of the urinary bladder have a female predominance, and most cases of lymphoma of the urinary bladder occur in middle-age women [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Secondary involvement of the urinary bladder occurs in 10% to 25% of leukemias/lymphomas and they occur in advanced-stage systemic lymphoma [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • This can be used to remove the spleen or other organs after the lymphoma has spread. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Splenic marginal zone lymphoma starts in the spleen and blood. (webmd.com)
  • [1] [2] The overall cure rate for Burkitt's lymphoma in developed countries is about 90%, but worse in low-income countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The endemic form of Burkitt's lymphoma is characterized by rapid enlargement of the patient's jaw, loosening of the teeth, protruding eyeballs, or an abdominal tumor in the region of the kidneys or ovaries. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In Western countries, Burkitt's lymphoma is more common in male than in female children. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Between 40% and 50% of these cases are Burkitt's lymphoma. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In adults, Burkitt's lymphoma is again more common in males than in females. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Currently, about 2% of AIDS patients develop Burkitt's lymphoma. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the summer of 2000, researchers reported that a gene called the HMG-I/Y gene is also involved in the development of Burkitt's lymphoma. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In addition to translocations of genetic material, Burkitt's lymphoma is also associated with oncogenic viruses - the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in endemic Burkitt's and human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV ) in the sporadic form. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Currently, however, the precise role of EBV in Burkitt's lymphoma is still being investigated, because the virus is less common in patients outside Africa. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Histology of Burkitt's lymphoma. (bmj.com)
  • McClatchie S . Histology of Burkitt's lymphoma. (bmj.com)
  • Hodgkin lymphoma affects about 3 out of every 100,000 Americans, most commonly during early and late adulthood (between ages 15 and 40 and after age 55). (kidshealth.org)
  • The environment in which you grew up in also affects the risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma. (redorbit.com)
  • This rather rare lymphoma affects mostly men ages 60 and older. (webmd.com)
  • It's different from other lymphomas because it affects more children than adults. (webmd.com)
  • CNS lymphoma affects your brain and spinal cord. (webmd.com)
  • In adults, non-Hodgkin lymphoma affects males more than females. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • MALT is the most common subtype of lymphomas in the urinary bladder and this typically affects adults who are more than 60 years old and 75% are female [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)