Incidence of cancer in 98 patients with common varied immunodeficiency

  title={Incidence of cancer in 98 patients with common varied immunodeficiency},
  author={Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles and Frederick P. Siegal and Susanna Cunningham-Rundles and Philip Lieberman},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Immunology},
Ninety-eight patients with common varied immunodeficiency have been observed for periods of 1–13 years. In 1986, 78 were alive, 19 had died, and 1 could not be located. Eleven patients in the group had developed cancer; two patients had had two cancers. Of the total number of neoplastic malignancies, seven were non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, one patient had a Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, and nine of the patients who developed cancer were female. Cancer developed in the fifth or sixth decade of… CONTINUE READING

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