Oct 21, 2010 · Burkitt lymphoma is a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in which cancer starts in immune cells called B-cells. Recognized as the fastest growing human tumor, Burkitt lymphoma is associated with. Nov 15, 2004 · The World Health Organization Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms identifies Burkitt lymphoma/leukemia as a highly aggressive mature B-cell neoplasm consisting of endemic, sporadic, and immunodeficiency-associated variants. These subtypes share many morphologic and immunophenotypic features, but differences exist in their clinical and geographic presentations.
Dec 01, 2008 · Burkitt lymphoma (BL) is a unique B-cell lymphoma characterized by a high proliferation rate and cytogenetic changes related to c-myc proto-oncogene overexpression. Burkitt lymphoma is a highly aggressive B-cell lymphoma that is most frequently seen in children and young adults in Cited by: 62. Aug 15, 2018 · Burkitt lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Read about Burkitt lymphoma treatment, prognosis, causes, survival rates, stages, and symptoms. The prognosis of Burkitt lymphoma tends to be more favorable in children than in adults.
Dec 18, 2014 · In a trial by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, 105 adult patients with Burkitt or Burkitt-like leukemia/lymphoma received the modified GMALL study B-NHL86 protocol with rituximab. 20 The CR rate was 83%; the 4-year event-free survival rate, 74%; and the OS rate, 78%; and there was a substantial age difference, with a remission duration of 81% Cited by: 164.