News tagged with lymphocytes

Related topics: cells · white blood cells · immune system

ASCO names Cancer Advance of the Year

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for the first time announced its cancer Advance of the Year: the transformation of treatment for the most common form of adult leukemia. Until now, many patients with chronic ...

Jan 20, 2015
popularity38 comments 0

Added benefit of idelalisib is not proven

Idelalisib (trade name Zydelig) has been available since September 2014 for patients with follicular lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) ...

Jan 08, 2015
popularity3 comments 0

Novel drug targeting leukemia cells enters clinical trial

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a phase 1 human clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of a new monoclonal antibody for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia ...

Sep 16, 2014
popularity0 comments 0

Synthetic messenger boosts immune system

Specific immune cells, known as T lymphocytes, have to be activated so that the body can develop long-term protection against infections. Previously, it was believed that this process only took place in the lymph nodes and ...

Sep 05, 2014
popularity0 comments 0

Lymphocyte

A lymphocyte is a type of white blood cell in the vertebrate immune system.

Under the microscope, lymphocytes can be divided into large lymphocytes and small lymphocytes. Large granular lymphocytes include natural killer cells (NK cells). Small lymphocytes consist of T cells and B cells.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed