Regression of gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma with reduced telomerase activity after eradication of Helicobacter pylori.

Abstract

Recently, telomerase activity has been demonstrated in a large number of malignant tumors whereas its activity is not detected in most normal somatic cells suggesting its role in the immortalization process. Here we report the first investigation of telomerase activity in a case of gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. Elevated… (More)

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