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.

Cancer

Experts set strategic priorities for lymphoma research

A committee of lymphoma experts today unveiled a strategic roadmap identifying key priority areas in both infrastructure and research that will be critical for advancing treatments for people with lymphoma. The report is ...

Medical research

3-D organoids allow tests of lymphoma treatments

Cornell researchers have engineered a 3-D lymphoma organoid – a tissue culture that mimics the complex environment of lymphomas allowing scientists to study non-Hodgkin lymphomas – a technology that promises to rapidly ...

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