Bromelain plus peroxidase reduces non-Hodgkin lymphoma progression in invivo via up-regulation of antioxidant enzymes and modulating apoptotic protein expression.

Conclusion: The present findings suggest that BP from pineapple improves the survival of the induced lymphoma animal compared to only B which may be used as therapeutic target. PMID: 31591915 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nutrition and Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Nutr Cancer Source Type: research

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Within the last decade, as interest has renewed in finding innovative ways to harness the immune system to treat cancer, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy has risen to the helm in treatment of relapsed/refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Engineering a patient's own T cells to directly target CD19-expressing lymphoma/leukemia cells has resulted in unprecedented response rates in heavily pre-treated patients, and the responses have proven durable for most NHL patients who achieve an early complete remission [1 –5].
Source: Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
In this study, we investigated the feasibility of releasing this peptide into the tumor microenvironment using live attenuated Salmonella enterica, which has proven to be an ally in cancer therapy due to its high affinity for tumor tissue, its ability to activate the innate and adaptive antitumor immune responses, and its potential use as a delivery system of heterologous molecules. Thus, we expressed and released the cell-permeable Bax BH3 peptide from the surface of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium SL3261 through the MisL autotransporter system. We demonstrated that this recombinant bacterium significantly decreas...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Abstract Adoptive immunotherapy of cancer using T cells expressing chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) is now an approved treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL), inducing high response rates in patients. The infusion products are generated by using retro- or lentiviral transduction to induce CAR expression in T cells followed by an in vitro expansion protocol. However, use of viral vectors is cumbersome and is associated with increased costs due to the required high titers, replication-competent retrovirus (RCR) detection and production/use in a biosafety level 2 cul...
Source: Mol Biol Cell - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Methods Mol Biol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Loncastuximab tesirine had promising activity with acceptable safety in this dose-escalation study. A phase II study with initial dosing at 150 μg/kg has been initiated based on these results. PMID: 31685491 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Cancer Research - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Clin Cancer Res Source Type: research
Conclusions: Results support a causal relationship between butadiene and leukemia. Interpretation of results for lung cancer among women and for bladder cancer is uncertain because of inability to control for smoking and inadequate or inconsistent support from other studies for an association between butadiene or styrene and the latter cancers.
Source: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine - Category: Occupational Health Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In a real-world setting, the QLQ-C30 summary score has a strong prognostic value for overall survival for a number of populations of patients with cancer above and beyond that provided by clinical and sociodemographic variables. The QLQ-C30 summary score appears to have more prognostic value than the global QoL, physical functioning, or any other scale within the QLQ-C30. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE: The finding that health-related quality of life provides distinct prognostic information beyond known sociodemographic and clinical measures, not only around cancer diagnosis (baseline) but also at follow-up, ha...
Source: The Oncologist - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Oncologist Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our results suggest that a specific IgG subclasses pattern together with raised levels of FLCs and VEGF could represent the biomarker "signature" of an inflammation multistage of acquired immune system. PMID: 31669506 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Immunological Methods - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: J Immunol Methods Source Type: research
In conclusion, tissue miR-155, miR-196b, miR-9, miR-125b, and miR-let-7b expression profiles differentiate PCNSL from n-ML. PCNSL CSFs and the relevant biopsy samples are characterized by specific, different microRNA profiles. A logistic regression model is proposed to discriminate between PCNSL and non-malignant brain lesions. None of the examined microRNAs influenced overall survival of PCNSL patients. Further ongoing developments involve next generation sequencing-based profiling of biopsy and CSF samples.
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Cliff Sissons of Cranbrook, B.C., is suing the makers of the well-used herbicide, alleging exposure over the years caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The maker of Roundup says the product is safe.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news
We described myelosuppressive chemotherapy changes by febrile neutropenia (FN) risk category (high, i ntermediate, unclassified), PP-CSF use, and, in the first cycle of myelosuppressive chemotherapy, neutropenia-related hospitalization (ICD-9-CM: 288.0X, first 5 positions). We evaluated hospitalization trends using a logistic regression model with spline curve of calendar year adjusting for baseline characteristics.ResultsAnnual cohorts included 1451 –2114 eligible patients for 1995–2007 and 5272–7603 for 2008–2015. Myelosuppressive chemotherapy use with high/intermediate FN risk increased from 31% ...
Source: Supportive Care in Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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