Adult Burkitt lymphoma: advances in diagnosis and treatment.

  title={Adult Burkitt lymphoma: advances in diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Ibrahim T Aldoss and Dennis D. Weisenburger and Kai Fu and Wing Cheuk Chan and Julie Marie Vose and Philip Jay Bierman and Robert Gregory Bociek and James Olen Armitage},
  volume={22 13},
Burkitt lymphoma is a unique B-cell malignancy with a high proliferation rate and characteristic genetic changes involving the c-myc oncogene. Burkitt lymphoma is common in children but also occurs in adults, where distinction from diffuse large B-cell lymphoma may pose a problem. The development of brief, very intensive chemotherapy regimens has led to a very high cure rate in children with Burkitt lymphoma. The use of these regimens in adults, often in combination with the antibody rituximab… CONTINUE READING


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