The Incidence of Invasive Fungal Infections (IFI) in AML Patients Treated with a Hypomethylating Agent
The aim of our study was to selectively analyze newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia patients treated with a hypomethylating agent and establish their risk for developing invasive fungal infections (IFI). We stratified patients into concern for IFI (cIFI) versus no concern, and observed that patients of the male gender and those with underlying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at higher risk for cIFI, which may prompt clinicians to consider anti-mold prophylaxis in this setting.
Authors: Lee JY, Kim HJ, Kwon E, Choi JY, Oh HJ, Kim JS PMID: 33029984 [PubMed]
Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell TherapyAuthor(s): Thejus T. Jayakrishnan, Veli Bakalov, Zena Chahine, John Lister, Rodney E. Wegner, Santhosh Sadashiv
Authors: Morimoto A, Fujioka Y, Ushiku T, Kurokawa M PMID: 33028779 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
We report the rare case of a patient co-existing NS and DLBCL. DLBCL might be pathogenesis of NS; the findings are supported by the presence of MN, an underlying malignancy (DLBCL), and the lack of anti-PLA2R antibodies. Although further investigation is warranted, our case suggests that DLBCL is a possible cause of secondary MN. PMID: 33028760 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Cáceres-Perkins W, Cabanillas F, San Vicente G, Rivera-Franceschini C, Sobrino-Najul E, Vega-Vázquez LI, Conde-Sterling D Abstract Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas are B-cell neoplasms that commonly affect the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, usually the stomach. In most cases, extranodal marginal zone lymphoma (ENMZL) is an indolent disease. Bone marrow involvement is common with MALT lymphoma accompanied by paraproteinemia; such involvement impels disease progression. Here, we present the case of an 82-year-old Hispanic patient with long-standing ENMZL in whom the gastric site...
CONCLUSION: Our data suggest that these two polymorphisms do not contribute to AD in the population from the Mersin region of the Eastern Mediterranean. Further studies with larger sample sizes must be conducted to ascertain the association between the 2 polymorphisms. PMID: 33031695 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionsNot only is the number of CD8 + T-cells increased in COPD, these cells have increased capacity to exert effector functions and are likely to contribute to disease pathogenesis. Several mechanisms highlighted show promise for future investigation to consolidate current knowledge.
Conclusion: Pola + BR is cost-effective versus BR for the treatment of transplant-ineligible relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the US. PMID: 33028076 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2020Source: Journal of EthnopharmacologyAuthor(s): Aveen N. Adham, Alaadin M. Naqishbandi, Thomas Efferth
Publication date: Available online 8 October 2020Source: PhytomedicineAuthor(s): Aveen N. Adham, Sara Abdelfatah, Alaadin M. Naqishbandi, Nuha Mahmoud, Thomas Efferth