Primary effusion lymphoma

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Primary effusion lymphoma

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The terms "Primary effusion lymphoma" returned 131 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Constitutive Activation of Interleukin-13/STAT6 Contributes to Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus-Related Primary Effusion Lymphoma Cell Proliferation and Survival.
 

Author(s): Chong Wang, Caixia Zhu, Fang Wei, Liming Zhang, Xiaohui Mo, Yanling Feng, Jianqing Xu, Zhenghong Yuan, Erle Robertson, Qiliang Cai

Journal: J. Virol.. 2015 Oct;89(20):10416-26.

 

Activation of the Janus kinase (JAK)/signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT) signaling pathway has been associated with numerous human malignancies, including primary effusion lymphomas (PELs). PEL, a cancerous proliferation of B cells, is caused by Kaposi's sarcoma-associated ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2015

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Primary effusion lymphoma presenting as a cutaneous intravascular lymphoma.
 

Author(s): Genevieve M Crane, Rena R Xian, Kathleen H Burns, Michael J Borowitz, Amy S Duffield, Janis M Taube

Journal: J. Cutan. Pathol.. 2014 Dec;41(12):928-35.

 

Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a rare and aggressive lymphoma that arises in the context of immunosuppression and is characterized by co-infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and human herpesvirus-8/Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (HHV-8/KSHV). It was originally described ...

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Prognostic significance of pleural or pericardial effusion and the implication of optimal treatment in primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma: a multicenter retrospective study in Japan.
 

Author(s): Tomohiro Aoki, Koji Izutsu, Ritsuro Suzuki, Chiaki Nakaseko, Hiroshi Arima, Kazuyuki Shimada, Akihiro Tomita, Makoto Sasaki, Jun Takizawa, Kinuko Mitani, Tadahiko Igarashi, Yoshinobu Maeda, Noriko Fukuhara, Fumihiro Ishida, Nozomi Niitsu, Ken Ohmachi, Hirotaka Takasaki, Naoya Nakamura, Tomohiro Kinoshita, Shigeo Nakamura, Michinori Ogura

Journal: Haematologica. 2014 Dec;99(12):1817-25.

 

The prognosis of patients with primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma has improved over recent years. However, the optimal treatment strategy including the role of radiotherapy remains unknown. We retrospectively analyzed the clinical outcomes of 345 patients with newly diagnosed ...

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2014

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The terms "Primary effusion lymphoma" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Human herpesvirus 8-unrelated primary effusion lymphoma-like lymphoma: report of a rare case and review of 54 cases in the literature.
 

Author(s): William Wu, Wonita Youm, Sherif A Rezk, Xiaohui Zhao

Journal: Am. J. Clin. Pathol.. 2013 Aug;140(2):258-73.

 

To report a patient with primary effusion lymphoma who was negative for human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8), human immunodeficiency virus, Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus, as well as review 54 reported cases of HHV-8-unrelated primary effusion lymphoma (PEL)-like ...

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2013

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Use of cidofovir for the treatment of HIV-negative human herpes virus-8-associated primary effusion lymphoma.
 

Author(s): Tamara K Moyo, Kristy L Richards, Blossom Damania

Journal: Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2010 May;8(5):372-4.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2010

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Understanding pathogenetic aspects and clinical presentation of primary effusion lymphoma through its derived cell lines.
 

Author(s): Antonino Carbone, Ethel Cesarman, Annunziata Gloghini, Hans G Drexler

Journal: AIDS. 2010 Feb;24(4):479-90.

 

Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a very rare subgroup of B-cell lymphomas presenting as pleural, peritoneal and pericardial neoplastic effusions in the absence of a solid tumor mass or recognizable nodal involvement. There is strong evidence that Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus ...

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2010

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Vorinostat and Combination Chemotherapy With Rituximab in Treating Patients With HIV-Related Diffuse Large B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma or Other Aggressive B-Cell Lymphomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: AIDS-Related Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Plasmablastic Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Primary Effusion Lymphoma; Grade 3b Follicular Lymphoma; HIV Infection; Plasmablastic Lymphoma; Primary Effusion Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Recurrent Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage I Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Stage I Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage II Contiguous Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Stage II Grade 3 Contiguous Follicular Lymphoma; Stage II Grade 3 Non-Contiguous Follicular Lymphoma; Stage II Non-Contiguous Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Stage III Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Stage III Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Stage IV Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Stage IV Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma

 

Last Updated: 11 May 2016

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Salvia Hispanica Seed in Reducing Risk of Disease Recurrence in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Nasal Type Extranodal NK/T-Cell Lymphoma; Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma; Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma; Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma; B Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma; Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm; Burkitt Leukemia; Central Nervous System Lymphoma; Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma; Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma; Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma; Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma of Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue; Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma; Hodgkin Lymphoma; Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma; Mantle Cell Lymphoma; Mediastinal (Thymic) Large B-Cell Lymphoma; Mycosis Fungoides; Nasal Type Extranodal NK/T-Cell Lymphoma; Nodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma; Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma, Not Otherwise Specified; Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder; Primary Cutaneous Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma; Primary Effusion Lymphoma; Sezary Syndrome; Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma; Subcutaneous Panniculitis-Like T-Cell Lymphoma; Systemic Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma; T Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma; Transformed Recurrent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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Specimen Collections From Patients With HIV Infection, KSHV Infection, Viral-Related Pre-malignant Lesions and Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: HIV; Kaposi's Sarcoma; Lymphomas; Multicentric Castleman's Disease; Primary Effusion Lymphoma

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2016

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