Follicular Lymphoma

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Follicular Lymphoma

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The terms "Follicular Lymphoma" returned 655 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The use and effectiveness of rituximab maintenance in patients with follicular lymphoma diagnosed between 2004 and 2007 in the United States.
 

Author(s): Loretta J Nastoupil, Rajni Sinha, Michelle Byrtek, Xiaolei Zhou, Michael D Taylor, Jonathan W Friedberg, Brian K Link, James R Cerhan, Keith Dawson, Christopher R Flowers

Journal: Cancer. 2014 Jun;120(12):1830-7.

 

The authors examined the "real-world" effectiveness of rituximab (R) maintenance therapy (R-maintenance) compared with observation after R-based induction therapy in patients with previously untreated follicular lymphoma (FL) in the United States.

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Transformation of follicular lymphoma in the retroperitoneal muscles demonstrated by CT-guided needle biopsy of FDG-avid lesions; case series.
 

Author(s): Masahiro Uni, Fumihiko Nakamura, Akihide Yoshimi, Aya Shinozaki-Ushiku, Atsuko Hosoi, Kumi Nakazaki, Yasuhito Nannya, Masashi Fukayama, Mineo Kurokawa

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We herein report two cases of relapsed follicular lymphoma (FL) with transformation in the retroperitoneal muscles. Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-positron emission tomography (PET) combined with computed tomography (CT) showed high uptakes in the retroperitoneal muscles. We considered ...

Last Updated: 15 Jan 2014

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Genetics of follicular lymphoma transformation.
 

Author(s): Laura Pasqualucci, Hossein Khiabanian, Marco Fangazio, Mansi Vasishtha, Monica Messina, Antony B Holmes, Peter Ouillette, Vladimir Trifonov, Davide Rossi, Fabrizio Tabbò, Maurilio Ponzoni, Amy Chadburn, Vundavalli V Murty, Govind Bhagat, Gianluca Gaidano, Giorgio Inghirami, Sami N Malek, Raul Rabadan, Riccardo Dalla-Favera

Journal: Cell Rep. 2014 Jan;6(1):130-40.

 

Follicular lymphoma (FL) is an indolent disease, but 30%-40% of cases undergo histologic transformation to an aggressive malignancy, typically represented by diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The pathogenesis of this process remains largely unknown. Using whole-exome sequencing ...

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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The terms "Follicular Lymphoma" returned 58 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Radioimmunotherapy combined with maintenance anti-CD20 antibody may trigger long-term protective T cell immunity in follicular lymphoma patients.
 

Author(s): Franz Buchegger, Steven M Larson, Jean-Pierre Mach, Yves Chalandon, Pierre-Yves Dietrich, Anne Cairoli, John O Prior, Pedro Romero, Daniel E Speiser

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():875343.

 

Growing evidence suggests that the patient's immune response may play a major role in the long-term efficacy of antibody therapies of follicular lymphoma (FL). Particular long-lasting recurrence free survivals have been observed after first line, single agent rituximab or after radioimmunotherapy ...

Last Updated: 27 Dec 2013

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Dissecting follicular lymphoma: high versus low risk.
 

Author(s): Sonali M Smith

Journal: Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2013 ;2013():561-7.

 

Progress in the management of follicular lymphoma (FL) has translated to improved outcomes, with most patients surviving a decade or more from the time of diagnosis. However, the disease remains quite heterogeneous and a substantial number of patients have more aggressive disease ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma accompanying follicular mucinosis: a case report with review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Mitsuaki Ishida, Muneo Iwai, Keiko Yoshida, Akiko Kagotani, Hidetoshi Okabe

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Follicular mucinosis is recognized as one of the histopathological reaction patterns characterized by the accumulation of mucin within follicular epithelium. It is induced by various causes including inflammatory diseases, and more than half of the cases are associated with malignant ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2013

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Rituximab and Autologous Effector Lymphocytes in Non-Hodgkin Follicular Lymphoma in Response to First Line Chemotherapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Follicular Lymphoma; Follicular Non-Hodgkin´s Lymphoma; Autologous Effector Lymphocytes

 

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2013

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Ofatumumab and Bendamustine Hydrochloride With or Without Bortezomib in Treating Patients With Untreated Follicular Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Contiguous Stage II Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Contiguous Stage II Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Contiguous Stage II Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Noncontiguous Stage II Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Noncontiguous Stage II Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Noncontiguous Stage II Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage I Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage I Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage I Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage III Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage III Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage III Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage IV Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage IV Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage IV Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2014

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Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation After Reduced-intensity Conditioning for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Lymphoma, Follicular; Stem Cell Transplantation

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2014

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