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Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: Introduction

A rare, aggressive type of T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma which is caused by the human T-cell leukemia virus type 1. Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells and lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph nodes and the immune system. It causes enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen and liver as well as other symptoms. Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells and lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph nodes and the immune system. ...more »

Symptoms of Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

Treatments for Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

  • Treatment dependant upon sub-type of disease - acute, lymphoma type, chronic or smouldering. Treatment is usually offered for acute, lymphomatous and non-favourable forms of ATLL
  • Watchful waiting - for preleukemic phase, smouldering and chronic forms
  • Zidovudine - antiretroviral drug
  • Interferon
  • Monoclonal antibodies
  • more treatments...»

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