Navigation Links
Lymphoma's Link to Hepatitis C

Researchers at the University of Hopkins found a new study shows some cancer patients who also have the hepatitis C virus may benefit from treatment with the drug, interferon. Past research has suggested a connection between the hepatitis C virus and some B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma's. //A patient with both of these diseases was treated with the antiviral treatment interferon. The patient responded causing researchers in Paris to study whether the treatment could help other patients with a similar diagnosis.

Nine patients who had splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes, a specific type of B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and the hepatitis C virus infection were treated with interferon either alone or in combination with the drug, ribavirin. Outcomes of these patients were then compared to six similarly treated patients with splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes who did not have the hepatitis C virus infection.

Researchers report seven of the patients treated with interferon had a complete remission of their cancer. The other two patients had a partial and complete remission after the addition of ribavirin was added to their treatment. In contrast, none of the six patients without the hepatitis C virus responded to the interferon therapy.

Researchers felt that in patients with splenic lymphoma with villous lymphocytes who are infected with the hepatitis C virus, treatment with interferon can lead to remission of the lymphoma.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Vitamin B for Hepatitis
2. Hepatitis G May Boost HIV Survival
3. Cure for Hepatitis B
4. Hepatitis E virus made impotent
5. Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C
6. Hepatitis shots is promising
7. Need for Hepatitis Booster Questioned
8. Good News for HIV Patients Also Suffering From Hepatitis C Virus
9. The Link Between Hepatitis B Vaccine And Multiple Sclerosis Questioned
10. The Effectiveness Of Hepatitis B Vaccine Questioned
11. New Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis B
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... SABRE is pleased to announce the ... a graduate student from Sonora, California, who will begin her studies this fall ... in Miami, Florida, was selected from a pool of more than 50,000 applicants ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their ... that helps promote pancreatic health and regulate blood sugar levels . , ... can have negative side effects, and with the changes in today’s healthcare industry, ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love””: ... nature that God has created. “Fruit of the Spirit: “Love”” is the creation of ... devoted wife and mother of five. Halimah is an avid writer, her inspiration for ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the ... and awareness, today announced the appointment of Timothy J. Sellati, Ph.D. as its ... more than 20 years of research experience with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... IL (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... SABRE ... to run from September 11 to the end of November. , The Chicago, Illinois, ... to their community and teach them about the ease of taking their personal safety ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/13/2017)... has been named the official orthopedic and sports medicine ... 2018 College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship to be played ... Atlanta, Georgia . OrthoAtlanta is proud to be ... many activities leading up to, and including the national championship ... OrthoAtlanta serves ...
(Date:9/9/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 8, 2017 ... largest independent supplier of medical equipment, supplies, drugs, ... that it has entered into an agreement to acquire ... surgical equipment based in Holtsville, New York ... which specializes in supplying new and emerging medical practices, ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... NuvoAir (formerly called Pond Healthcare Innovation), ... partnership with Novartis Pharma AG to distribute NuvoAir,s spirometry technology ... leading mobile spirometry platform and Novartis, commitment to address the ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: