Sakura Sakajiri

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PURPOSE Rituximab is commonly incorporated into CD20-positive B-cell lymphoma therapy to improve response and prognosis. With increasing use, resistance to rituximab is a continuing concern, but CD20 mutation as a cause of resistance has not previously been reported. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Freshly collected lymphoma cells from 50 patients with previously(More)
OBJECTIVE No standard treatment has been established for poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma; the usual recommended treatment is based on the strategy for small cell lung carcinoma. The aim of this study was to evaluate the response of poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma to the combination of irinotecan and cisplatin in one(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND The treatment strategy for gastric diffuse large cell lymphoma (DLBCL) has not been standardized in such as to the cycles of chemotherapy, dose of radiation, or necessity for the surgery. Although the results of CHOP or R-CHOP treatments have demonstrated the good prognosis, the treatments have been controversial in many cases. (More)
Background. To determine the maximum tolerable infusion rate of rituximab, and investigate the safety and feasibility of rapid infusion of rituximab for patients with CD20 positive B-cell lymphomas (CD20+NHL). Patients and Methods. 18 patients with CD20+NHL were registered. This study had six cohorts of administration rate of rituximab. The median age was(More)
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