Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacterium that causes Q fever linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma

The bacterium that causes Q fever, an infectious disease that humans contract from animals, is associated with an increased risk of lymphoma, according to a study published online today in Blood, the Journal of the American ...

Genetics

Genome sequencing of Burkitt Lymphoma reveals unique mutation

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 ...

Cancer

Immune-engineered device targets chemo-resistant lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that is diagnosed in the U.S. more than 70,000 times annually, arises from overly proliferating immune cells within the body's lymph nodes, which are connected to a network of lymph vessels ...

HIV & AIDS

Disparity lies at intersection of HIV, Hodgkin lymphoma

A new study finds a significant racial disparity within a doubly troubled population of patients: those with HIV and Hodgkin lymphoma. In such cases, blacks are at significantly higher risk than whites of not receiving treatment ...

Cancer

ASH: Anti-CD19 CAR T-cell Tx beneficial in B-cell lymphomas

(HealthDay)—Axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel), an autologous anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy and autologous T cells that express a CD19-directed CAR (CTL019) are effective for refractory B-cell ...

Cancer

Attacking lymphoma at the source

Non-Hodgkin lymphomas are cancers that affect white blood cells of the immune system called B-lymphocytes, or B cells. Like cells in all cancers, the B cells begin to grow out of control, creating tumors in the lymph nodes, ...

Cancer

New disease mechanism discovered in lymphoma

Programmed cell death is a mechanism that causes defective and potentially harmful cells to destroy themselves. It serves a number of purposes in the body, including the prevention of malignant tumor growth. Now, researchers ...

Cancer

Type of lymphoma treatment impacts degree of harm to sperm

(HealthDay)—Lymphoma treatment has damaging effects on spermatogenesis but, in most patients, sperm production recovers within two years post-treatment, according to a study published online July 17 in Fertility and Sterility.

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