High-grade mature B-cell lymphoma with Burkitt-like morphology: results of a clinicopathological study of 72 Japanese patients.

@article{Nomura2008HighgradeMB,
  title={High-grade mature B-cell lymphoma with Burkitt-like morphology: results of a clinicopathological study of 72 Japanese patients.},
  author={Yuko Nomura and Kennosuke Karube and Ritsuro Suzuki and Guo Ying and Morishige Takeshita and Shinichi Hirose and Shigeo Nakamura and Tadashi Yoshino and Masahiro Kikuchi and Koichi Ohshima},
  journal={Cancer science},
  year={2008},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={246-52}
}
The aim of the present study was to estimate optimum chemotherapeutic regimens for high-grade mature B-cell lymphoma cases with Burkitt-like morphology (Burkitt's lymphoma [BL]/Burkitt-like lymphoma [BLL]) patients. We analyzed 72 BL/BLL, including 36 with the c-myc translocation (molecular BL [mBL]), 20 without it (mBL-like), and 16 in whom we were uncertain regarding the existence of the c-myc translocation, and compared them with 182 diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) cases. On clinical… CONTINUE READING
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