Treating Burkitt Lymphoma in Adults

@article{Casulo2015TreatingBL,
  title={Treating Burkitt Lymphoma in Adults},
  author={C. Casulo and J. Friedberg},
  journal={Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={10},
  pages={266-271}
}
  • C. Casulo, J. Friedberg
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports
  • Burkitt lymphoma is an uncommon form of aggressive lymphoma affecting approximately 1200 patients per year in the USA. It is characterized by a translocation involving the MYC oncogene. Three subtypes of Burkitt lymphoma are recognized: the endemic form, occurring primarily in Africa and associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV); the sporadic form, representing less than 3 % of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL); and the immunodeficiency-associated form, occurring primarily in HIV-infected… CONTINUE READING
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