Tag: "lymphoma" at medical news

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV

... had lower risks of Kaposi sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma compared with those who did not use HAART, althoug...use was not associated with lower risks of Hodgkin lymphoma or other cancers. Although people infected with HIV had increased risks of cancers of the lung, lip,...

Cancer in patients with hepatitis C

...CV) have a higher risk of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and multiple myeloma, according to a recent study ...n Sweden, a cluster of four cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 554 HCV patients raised the question of an association between those two diseases and other relat...

New treatment rivals chemotherapy for lymphoma, U-M study finds

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- A new form of treatment for lymphoma that takes a fraction of the time of traditional c...ter found. Patients with advanced-stage follicular lymphoma a cancer generally considered incurable who had not been previously treated with any other form of...

Mayo Clinic researchers create 'obedient virus'; First step to use measles virus against cancer

... kinds of human cancer cells -- ovarian cancer and lymphoma -- and is probably still years away from use as a human therapy. But the concept has at last been proved in mice with human cancer tumors -- and that's an essential step toward using this approach to expand and improve human treatments for a variety ...

Two studies find evidence that sunlight may have beneficial influence on cancer

...e plausible remains to be determined." Non-Hodgkin lymphoma has also been on the rise worldwide, and it has be... history of UV exposure and other risk factors for lymphoma from more than 3,000 lymphoma patients and a similar number of control subjects. They found that inc...

Other highlights in the February 2 JNCI

...orldwide increases in both obesity and non-Hodgkin lymphoma have led some researchers to suggest that the form...hat obesity might increase the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma have had mixed results. Ellen T. Chang, Sc.D., of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and...

Sunlight reduces risk of lymph gland cancer

...ional Cancer Institute. The number of new cases of lymphoma per year has tripled over the past 40 years, and the reasons are largely still a mystery. One hypothesis is that frequent exposure to the sun might increase the risk of developing this kind of cancer, especially the more common non-Hodgkin's form, bu...

Potential cure for lymphoma in HIV patients

...ble option for select Patients with HIV-associated lymphoma will be published in the January 15, 2005, issue o..., HIV-positive Patients are more likely to develop lymphoma than HIV-negative individuals, and the treatment for their cancer is far less likely to be successfu...

Physicians may need to dig deeper when treating HIV-related lymphomas

...DLCL cases after HAART. Throughout the period, all lymphoma patients were treated for their cancers with one o... treatment against HIV, patients with AIDS-related lymphoma often died of serious infections before they could receive adequate or optimal chemotherapy; the sur...

NCI scientists create model that predicts follicular lymphoma survival

...d a model that predicts the survival of follicular lymphoma patients based on the molecular characteristics of... suggest that immune cells infiltrating follicular lymphoma tumors have an important impact on survival--both signatures came from such immune cells. The progre...

Allergy cancer link

... "We also found an increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among individuals who had eczema during childhood....sk that individuals will suffer from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma by around twofold, it is important to realise that the likelihood of any individual suffering from t...

Mentally ill have higher odds of developing brain, lung cancers

...rnist. The researchers also found the incidence of lymphoma and leukemia higher in women with mental health problems than those in the control group, however odds of developing breast cancer was the same in both groups. "These findings underscore the need for smoking cessation counseling and physical work-ups...

$5 million grant awarded to U.VA health system targets leukemia drug development, creates new jobs

...edical institutions. The concept is that leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma treatments and cures will be discovered most quickly in an environment of collaboration and teamwork." The Bushweller team at the U.Va. Health System is working in collaboration with Dr. D. Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., at Harvard Med...

Mouse shows how Rituximab removes human B cells

...s been approved for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma since 1997, but how Rituximab disposes of the canc... on their surface. Less than half of patients with lymphoma respond to anti-CD20 therapy, so drugs that increase the number of macrophages or levels of antibody...

Researchers find strong familial tendency in rare form of lymphoma

...at Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia a rare form of lymphoma can run in families. In research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, investigators documented these findings, as well as their discovery that certain markings or antigens on the surface of Waldenstrom's tumor ce...

Full recovery after cell transplantation for treating leukemia or lymphoma can take 3-5 years

Patients with leukemia or lymphoma who undergo hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and survive can expect full recovery to take 3-5 years, according to a study published in the May 19 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Hematopoietic cell transplant...

Full recovery after cell transplantation for treating leukemia or lymphoma can take 3-5 years

Patients with leukemia or lymphoma who undergo hematopoietic-cell transplantation (HCT) and survive can expect full recovery to take 3-5 years, according to a study published in the May 19 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Hematopoietic-cell transplantat...

CellCept(R) registry data demonstrated superior long-term organ transplant outcomes

...ility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of renal, cardiac or hepatic transplant patients should use CellCept. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped an...

Researchers identify cancer-causing gene involved in aggressive leukemia, lymphoma

...each mouse quickly developed cases of leukemia and lymphoma similar to these diseases in humans. "The early ...so developed lymphoid malignancies. In most cases, lymphoma was found in the animals' thymus, spleen, bone marrow, lymph nodes and peripheral blood, all of whic...

FDA approves Enbrel to treat psoriasis

...al studies of all TNF-inhibitors, a higher rate of lymphoma (a type of cancer) was seen compared to the general population, however, the risk of lymphoma may be up to several fold higher in RA and psoriasis patients. The role of TNF-inhibitors in the de...

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