Tag: "lymphoma" at biology news
Cannabis may help combat cancer-causing herpes viruses
... infected individuals to cancers such as Burkitt's lymphoma
and Hodgkin's disease. Once a person is infected, these viruses can remain dormant for long periods within white blood cells before they burst out and begin replicating. This reactivation of the virus boosts the number of cells infected thereby incre...
Simian virus 40 not associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study shows
(NHL) patients are no more likely than healthy peo...of NHL patients, and the virus causes leukemia and lymphoma
in laboratory rodents. However, other research groups did not detect SV40 in NHL tumors, and recent ...
Molecular staples shape a cancer killer
...me of the impact of that BCL-2, you would tip that lymphoma
cell over the edge toward death." Korsmeyer, Walensky, and their colleagues are now developing and testing different hydrocarbon-stapled BH3 domains against a range of cancer cells. Ultimately, they believe that further development of these peptides...
Analysis of gene expression in lymphoid cells can determine lymphoma cancer
...as well as its stage of advancement. Non-Hodgkins lymphoma
is the sixth-most common cancer in the United States. "Basically, this new method is a very powerful tool in determining the presence of cancer by analyzing these two molecules in the lymphoid tissue," explains Giordano, an internationally recognize...
JCI table of contents, 16 August, 2004
...cific CD4+ T cells in the control of mouse Burkitt lymphoma
in vivo AUTHOR CONTACT: Rong-Fu Wang Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA Phone: (713) 798-1244; Fax: (713) 798-1263; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/press/22...
Preschool bolsters early childhood immunity, reduces risk of young adult Hodgkin's lymphoma
...y than those not in preschool to develop Hodgkin's lymphoma
as young adults, according to scientists reporting...-Barr virus were important predictors of Hodgkin's lymphoma
in young adulthood. Because attending nursery school or day care favors earlier exposure to common ...
Scientist honored for studies of genetic influence on chemotherapy, tumor development
... human cancer, such as the Em-myc oncogene-induced lymphoma
in the mouse, to study cancer progression and the relationship between cancer mutations and the response of genetically defined tumors to therapy. Previously, Lowe was honored by the AACR with its 2001 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cance...
Cell growth and death controlled by single pathway in lymphoma cancer model
...s Stoffel. Stoffel studied a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
known as MALT (mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue),...ginate from cancerous growth of immune cells. MALT lymphoma
most often occurs in the stomach and usually arises when B lymphocytes respond to inflammation provo...
Other highlights in the May 19 JNCI
...t multiple sclerosis and young-adult-onset Hodgkin lymphoma
cluster together in families supports a decades-ol...are similar causes. Multiple sclerosis and Hodgkin lymphoma
share some characteristics: they often have an onset in young adulthood, they both have been associa...
JCI table of contents, 17 May 2004
...rasies in Epitope Recognition * TITLE: Autologous lymphoma
vaccines induce human T cell responses against multiple, unique epitopes AUTHOR CONTACT: Sivasubramanian Baskar, National Cancer Institute at Fredrick, Fredrick, Maryland, USA. Phone: 301-846-5147; Fax: 301-846-6107; E-mail: email@example.com Vie...
National Cancer Gene Therapy Foundation gives $4.0 million in research grants
...recipient) Relapsed or drug-resistant leukemia and lymphoma
are very difficult to cure with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the traditional workhorses of cancer treatment. Dr. Cooper and his lab are developing a new approach that uses the patient's own immune system to directly attack the disease. The...
Transplant rejection averted by simple light exposure in Stanford animal study
...ith cancers of the blood system, such as leukemia, lymphoma
or myeloma. Patients first receive radiation treatment to wipe out their defective immune systems, which then are replaced by healthy donor cells. Sometimes, however, the process fails as GVHD sets in. The effects of the disease are most commonly see...
Gene-based screen sorts cancer cases, say Stanford researchers
...ix genes may hold the answer to whether a person's lymphoma
is likely to respond to treatment. This finding by...umor samples from people with diffuse large-B-cell lymphoma
who had been treated at Stanford. The results of this work are published in the April 29 issue of th...
Scientists identify six genes associated with survival in diffuse large B cell lymphoma
...s associated with survival in diffuse large B cell lymphoma
(DLBCL), the most common form of non-Hodgkin's lym...ropriate treatment regimens." Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
is the most common type of lymphoma
in adults, with an annual incidence in the United States of more...
Chlamydiae infection may be associated with ocular adnexal lymphoma
...t cause chlamydia may be associated with a form of lymphoma
that affects the tissue surrounding the eye, accor...e blood cells from 21 patients with ocular adnexal lymphoma
and 38 healthy adults. They found C. psittaci DNA in 80% (32 of 40) of the ocular adnexal lymphoma...
Survey reports fall in stem cell transplants for breast cancer
...t to haematological malignancies, such as relapsed lymphoma
and multiple myeloma where survival can be prolonged, data supporting a beneficial role for autologous transplants in most solid tumours are lacking." The survey identified different trends over time for autologous transplants in different cancers a...
Combination therapy drives cancer into remission
... the complete remission of a mouse model of B-cell lymphoma
in all of the treated animals. In contrast, animal...mphomas. The researchers observed massive death of lymphoma
cells when the animals were treated with both rapamcyin and doxorubicin. The animals rapidly became...
USC researchers link unusual DNA structure to cancer
...expressed, however, it results in a form of B-cell lymphoma
(hence the name Bcl) called follicular lymphoma. T...cular quirk in the Watson-Crick helix." Follicular lymphoma
is the second-most common form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, with somewhere between 13,000 and 22,000 c...
Cancer rates in teens and early 20s rising
...on accounting for over 22% of cancers, followed by lymphoma
(nearly 21%) and malignant brain tumours (18%). By age 15-19 lymphoma
dominates (27%) with leukaemia second (15%) followed by carcinomas and malignant brain tumours (arou...
St. Jude/Mayo Clinic study finds direct link between CBP gene and lymphoma
...y genes. Yet the absence of CBP appears to promote lymphoma
by cooperating with a narrow set of dysregulated g...erall, our findings suggest that CBP loss leads to lymphoma
in cooperation with a mechanism that reduces the amount of p27Kip1, van Deursen said. "Moreover, the...
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