Latest Burkitt's lymphoma Stories
Korean researchers say a combination of techniques improves diagnostic accuracy for several types of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 01,
Adult patients with a type of cancer known as Burkitt lymphoma had excellent long-term survival rates—upwards of 90 percent—following treatment with low-intensity chemotherapy regimens.
A small group of immune-regulating molecules, when overproduced even moderately, can trigger the blood cancers known as lymphomas.
Stable survival rates were observed for HIV-associated lymphoma patients during the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era in the US.
New research, presented this morning at the 54th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), has identified important associations between Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) malaria and endemic Burkitt Lymphoma (eBL) that may help researchers identify young children who are more susceptible to eBL.
In the first broad genetic landscape mapped of a Burkitt lymphoma tumor, scientists at Duke Medicine and their collaborators identified 70 mutations, including several that had not previously been associated with cancer and a new one that was unique to the disease.
Germinal centers are sites in the organs of the lymphatic system, formed during the course of an immune response to infection, where B cells intensely proliferate and modify their DNA in order to produce antibodies specific for the pathogen.
More than 90 percent of humans have antibodies to the Epstein Barr virus.
Although Burkitt’s lymphoma is thankfully fairly rare in the general population, it is the most common form of malignancy in children in Equatorial Africa and is very frequent in immunocompromised persons, such as those suffering from AIDS.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered valuable insight into how people develop B-cell lymphoma, one of the most common cancers in the UK.
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