Wilfred Delacruz

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Several proteins with significant identity to ubiquitin have been characterized recently. In contrast to ubiquitin's main role in targeting proteins for degradation, a described function of one family of ubiquitin-related proteins, the Rub family, is to serve as a stable post-translational modification of a complex involved in the G1-to-S cell cycle(More)
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) are a heterogeneous group of hematologic malignancies which typically respond to standard first-line chemoimmunotherapy regimens. Unfortunately, patients with refractory NHL face a poor prognosis and represent an unmet need for improved therapeutics. We present two cases of refractory CD30+ NHL who responded to novel brentuximab(More)
PURPOSE Patients with cancer are at increased risk for invasive pneumococcal disease, including community-acquired pneumonia. Current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and National Cancer Comprehensive Network guidelines recommend pneumococcal vaccination for immunocompromised patients, including patients with cancer. METHODS We conducted a(More)
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