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FLT PET assesses treatment response on tumor growthnot sizewith non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--Positron emission tomography (PET)--with the radiolabeled thymidine analog [18F]Fluorothymidine (FLT)--is "a promising, sensitive tool" for assessing drug effects on tumor growth in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to a study released at SNM's 53rd Annual Meeting June 37 in San Diego.... ... "Conventional imaging modalities--such as computed tomography, ul...

BiovaxID yields 89 percent survival in patients with aggressive non-Hodgkins

Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABPI) and its subsidiary, Biovest International, Inc. (OTCBB:BVTI), report follow-up data to a Phase 2 trial conducted by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) that shows Biovest's BiovaxID yielded an 89% survival rate in mantle cell lymphoma patients. The median follow-up was 3.8 years. Historically, patients with this type of lymphoma only have had a 50...

PCBs, furans may factor in risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Scientists have found some additional evidence that environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may be associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a study published in the December 1 issue of Cancer Research....... By comparing blood levels of PCBs in 100 pairs of healthy volunteers and non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients, Anneclaire De Roos, Ph.D., assistant professor of epidemio...

Positive effects of nuclear medicine, 'smart drugs' provide hope for non-hodgkin's lymphoma patients

TORONTO, Canada--Three scientific studies--each highlighting new discoveries in treatment for patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma--were announced at the Society of Nuclear Medicine's 52nd Annual Meeting June 1822 in Toronto. ...... "Nuclear medicine has a growing role in treating non-Hodgkin's lymphoma," said SNM member Richard L. Wahl, M.D., director of nuclear medicine/PET at the Russell H. Mo...

Hepatitis C virus linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

SEATTLE--Patients infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) are six times as likely to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) than individuals that are virus free, according to research presented today at the Third Annual Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research meeting.... HCV infected patients have a seventeen fold higher risk for developing diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma, researchers from British...
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