Ephraim P. Hochberg

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We hypothesized that prenatal cocaine exposure results in less optimal infant behavior and more impaired maternal-infant interaction in healthy term infants. Infants were evaluated with the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS) at days 1-3 and 11-30 of age, and mother-infant pairs with the Nursing Child Assessment of Feeding Scale (NCAFS) at 7-16(More)
Loss of heterozygosity (LOH) of chromosomal regions bearing tumor suppressors is a key event in the evolution of epithelial and mesenchymal tumors. Identification of these regions usually relies on genotyping tumor and counterpart normal DNA and noting regions where heterozygous alleles in the normal DNA become homozygous in the tumor. However, paired(More)
Minor histocompatibility antigens (mHAs) are known targets of donor T cells after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). In contrast, B-cell responses to mHAs have not been extensively characterized and the clinical significance of antibodies to mHAs is unknown. We tested 121 patients who underwent HSCT and 134 healthy donors for(More)
PURPOSE Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells treated with dasatinib in vitro undergo apoptosis via inhibition of Lyn kinase. Thus, in this study we tested the activity of dasatinib in patients with relapsed CLL. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Patients were eligible for this phase II trial if they had documented CLL/SLL and had failed at least 1 prior therapy(More)
  • J A Barnes, A S Lacasce, +5 authors J S Abramson
  • 2011
BACKGROUND Burkitt's lymphoma (BL) is a highly aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) that may be cured with intensive chemotherapy. The addition of the CD20-directed monoclonal antibody rituximab to CODOX-M/IVAC (cyclophosphamide, vincristine, doxorubicin, and high-dose methotrexate, alternating with ifosfamide, etoposide, and cytarabine) has not(More)
Recovery was produced by a homogeneous flash of light (M2). With M2 absent, correct letter report was a U-shaped curve when plotted against the interval separating the onset of a letter target and the onset of a patterned masking stimulus (M1). With the homogeneous flash of light ed to the stimulus sequence (target + M1 + M2), recovery occurred for all the(More)
OBJECTIVE Extracting medical knowledge from electronic medical records requires automated approaches to combat scalability limitations and selection biases. However, existing machine learning approaches are often regarded by clinicians as black boxes. Moreover, training data for these automated approaches at often sparsely annotated at best. The authors(More)
Primary effusion lymphoma (PEL) is a rare extranodal lymphoma that typically presents in a body cavity in the absence of a detectable tumor mass and that occurs predominantly in immunosuppressed individuals. The neoplastic lymphoid cells are frequently infected with human herpes virus 8 (HHV8), also known as Kaposi sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV). We describe(More)
Original Article Baseline total lesion glycolysis measured with 18 F-FDG PET/CT as a predictor of progression-free survival in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a pilot study Abstract: This pilot study investigates the value of baseline total lesion glycolysis (TLG) in 18 F-FDG PET/CT scans for prediction of progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with(More)
Breast involvement by lymphoma is uncommon and poses challenges in diagnosis. Lymphomas may clinically, radiologically, and morphologically mimic both benign and neoplastic conditions. We describe two cases of lymphoid malignancies predominantly involving the breast, both presenting diagnostic dilemmas. The first case, ALK-negative anaplastic large-cell(More)