Teresa A Vela

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Atypical chronic myeloid leukemia (aCML) as defined by the WHO classification is a rare hematopoietic stem cell disorder, which shows both myeloproliferative as well as myelodysplastic features. Because of the presence of neutrophilic leukocytosis, aCML may resemble chronic myelogenous leukemia. However, in contrast with the latter, aCML lacks a(More)
BACKGROUND The protease-activated receptor (PAR1) expression is correlated with the degree of invasiveness in cell lines. Nevertheless it has never been directed involved in breast cancer patients progression. The aim of this study was to determine whether PAR1 expression could be used as predictor of metastases and mortality. METHODS In a cohort of(More)
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the elderly was included as a provisional entity in the 2008 WHO lymphoma classification. Most reports of this disease come from Asia and little is known about it in other regions of the world, including Latin America. Therefore, in this study, 305 diffuse large B-cell lymphomas in patients(More)
BACKGROUND Aberrant DNA methylation and histone deacetylation participate in cancer development and progression; hence, their reversal by inhibitors of DNA methylation and histone deacetylases (HDACs) is at present undergoing clinical testing in cancer therapy. As epigenetic alterations are common to breast cancer, in this proof-of-concept study(More)
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