The GCB subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is less frequent in Asian countries.

@article{Shiozawa2007TheGS,
  title={The GCB subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is less frequent in Asian countries.},
  author={Eisuke Shiozawa and Toshiko Yamochi-Onizuka and Masafumi Takimoto and Hidekazu Ota},
  journal={Leukemia research},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 11},
  pages={1579-83}
}
Patients with the germinal center B-cell-like (GCB) subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) have a significantly better survival rate than those with non-GCB DLBCL. Several studies have examined the proportions of GCB and non-GCB subtypes in large series of DLBCL patients, but it remains unclear if these proportions are the same in different countries. We performed an immunohistochemical analysis of the numbers of GCB and non-GCB subtypes in a large number of patients with DLBCL in… CONTINUE READING