follicular lymphoma


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follicular lymphoma

[fə′lik·yə·lər lim′fō·mə]
(medicine)
A premalignant lymphoma in which the lymph nodes show enlarged follicles composed predominantly of closely packed, large reticuloendothelial cells.
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REFLECTIONS B3281006 is a randomised, double-blind clinical trial evaluating the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, and immunogenicity of PF-05280586 versus MabThera (rituximab-EU) for the first-line treatment of patients with cd20-positive, low tumor burden, follicular lymphoma.
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Distinguishing follicular lymphoma from follicular hyperplasia is straightforward, provided the pathologist pays close attention to the low- and high-power features and performs adequate immunohistochemical stains.
The other phenotypes presenting with primary extranodal involvement are follicular lymphoma and ALCL whereas these phenotypes were found to be distinctly absent at extranodal site in other studies in Asia413.
Method: The retrospective study comprised follicular lymphoma patients treated from 1997 to 2010 at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore.
121 Low grade B-cell mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the prostate has also been reported (6) Our patient had a low-intermediate grade non-Hodgkin follicular lymphoma.
Such mild effects are particularly important for follicular lymphoma patients, who are diagnosed with the disease at a median age of 60.
Carole, 64, is a retired nurse but knew little about low grade sNon-Hodgkin's Follicular Lymphoma when diagnosed at Christmas 1984.
Diagnosed six years ago with follicular lymphoma, he decided last year to put on a fundraiser to support research through the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Morin and his colleagues found that the gene is mutated in 89 percent of cases of follicular lymphoma, a slow-growing form of the disease.