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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29903571/role-of-cxcl12-and-cxcr4-in-the-pathogenesis-of-hematological-malignancies
#1
Amnon Peled, Shiri Klein, Katia Beider, Jan A Burger, Michal Abraham
The chemokine receptor CXCR4 and its ligand stromal cell-derived factor-1 (SDF-1/CXCL12) are important players in the cross-talk among lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia cells and their microenvironments. In hematological malignancies and solid tumors, the overexpression of CXCR4 on the cell surface has been shown to be responsible for disease progression, increasing tumor cell survival and chemoresistance and metastasis to organs with high CXCL12 levels (e.g., lymph nodes and bone marrow (BM)). Furthermore, the overexpression of CXCR4 has been found to have prognostic significance for disease progression in many type of tumors including lymphoma, leukemia, glioma, and prostate, breast, colorectal, renal, and hepatocellular carcinomas...
September 2018: Cytokine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29880611/impaired-mitochondrial-activity-explains-platelet-dysfunction-in-thrombocytopenic-cancer-patients-undergoing-chemotherapy
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Constance C F M J Baaten, Floor C J I Moenen, Yvonne M C Henskens, Frauke Swieringa, Rick J H Wetzels, René van Oerle, Harry F G Heijnen, Hugo Ten Cate, Graham P Holloway, Erik A M Beckers, Johan W M Heemskerk, Paola E J van der Meijden
Severe thrombocytopenia (≤50x109 platelets/L) due to hematological malignancy and intensive chemotherapy is associated with an increased risk of clinically significant bleeding. Since the bleeding risk is not linked to the platelet count only, other hemostatic factors must be involved. In 77 patients with acute leukemia, multiple myeloma or malignant lymphoma, who experienced chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia, we studied platelet function. Platelets from all patients - independent of disease or treatment type - were to a variable extent compromised in Ca2+ flux, integrin αIIbβ3 activation and P-selectin expression, when stimulated with a panel of agonists...
June 7, 2018: Haematologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29848505/kidney-involvement-of-patients-with-waldenstr%C3%A3-m-macroglobulinemia-and-other-igm-producing-b-cell-lymphoproliferative-disorders
#3
Larissa Higgins, Samih H Nasr, Samar M Said, Prashant Kapoor, David Dingli, Rebecca L King, S Vincent Rajkumar, Robert A Kyle, Taxiarchis Kourelis, Morie A Gertz, Angela Dispenzieri, Martha Q Lacy, Francis K Buadi, Stephen M Ansell, Wilson I Gonsalves, Carrie A Thompson, Fernando C Fervenza, Ladan Zand, Yi L Hwa, Dragan Jevremovic, Min Shi, Nelson Leung
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Kidney involvement in Waldenström macroglobulinemia is less well described compared with kidney manifestations in multiple myeloma. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS: Of the 1363 patients seen with Waldenström macroglobulinemia and other IgM-secreting B cell lymphoproliferative disorders seen at the Mayo Clinic between 1996 and 2015, 57 kidney biopsies were retrospectively studied. The biopsy findings were correlated with clinical, kidney, and hematologic characteristics...
May 30, 2018: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology: CJASN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29805699/a-predicting-model-of-bone-marrow-malignant-infiltration-in-18-f-fdg-pet-ct-images-with-increased-diffuse-bone-marrow-fdg-uptake
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Mingge Zhou, Yumei Chen, Jianjun Liu, Gang Huang
Purpose: To demonstrate the relationship between the etiologies of increased diffuse bone marrow (BM) 18 F-FDG uptake and PET/CT imaging/clinical features, as well as to explore a predicting model of BM malignant infiltration (MI) based on decision tree. Methods: 84 patients with increased diffuse BM uptake were retrospectively enrolled. Their complete case record and PET/CT images were reviewed, with the maximal standardized uptake values of bone marrow (SUVmaxBM) and other imaging/clinical features were noted...
2018: Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29804872/investigational-antibody-drug-conjugates-for-treatment-of-b-lineage-malignancies
#5
REVIEW
Alex F Herrera, Arturo Molina
Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) are tripartite molecules consisting of a monoclonal antibody, a covalent linker, and a cytotoxic payload. ADC development has aimed to target the specificity inherent in antigen-antibody interactions to deliver potent cytotoxins preferentially to tumor cells and maximize antitumor activity and simultaneously minimize off-target toxicity. The earliest ADCs provided disappointing results in the clinic; however, the lessons learned regarding the need for human or humanized antibodies, more stable linkers, and greater potency payloads led to improved ADCs...
May 10, 2018: Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29795433/prevention-and-treatment-of-relapse-after-stem-cell-transplantation-in-lymphoid-malignancies
#6
Anna Sureda, Peter Dreger, Michael R Bishop, Nicolaus Kroger, David L Porter
Relapse is now the major cause of treatment failure after allogeneic HSCT (alloHSCT). Many novel strategies to address this critical issue are now being developed and tested. At the 3rd International Workshop on Biology, Prevention, and Treatment of Relapse held in Hamburg, Germany in November 2016, international experts presented and discussed recent developments in the field. Some approaches may be applicable to a wide range of patients after transplant, whereas some may be very disease-specific. We present a report from the session dedicated to issues related to prevention and treatment of relapse of lymphoid malignancies after alloHSCT...
May 24, 2018: Bone Marrow Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29780393/immunomodulatory-drugs-exert-anti-leukemia-effects-in-acute-myeloid-leukemia-by-direct-and-immunostimulatory-activities
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Aude Le Roy, Thomas Prébet, Rémy Castellano, Armelle Goubard, Florence Riccardi, Cyril Fauriat, Samuel Granjeaud, Audrey Benyamine, Céline Castanier, Florence Orlanducci, Amira Ben Amara, Frédéric Pont, Jean-Jacques Fournié, Yves Collette, Jean-Louis Mege, Norbert Vey, Daniel Olive
Immunomodulatory drugs (IMiDs) are anticancer drugs with immunomodulatory, anti-angiogenesis, anti-proliferative, and pro-apoptotic properties. IMiDs are currently used for the treatment of multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, and B-cell lymphoma; however, little is known about efficacy in acute myeloid leukemia (AML). We proposed in this study to investigate the relevance of IMiDs therapy for AML treatment. We evaluated the effect of IMiDs on primary AML blasts ( n  = 24), and the impact in natural killer (NK) cell-mediated immunosurveillance of AML...
2018: Frontiers in Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29777009/feasibility-of-cxcr4-directed-radioligand-therapy-in-advanced-diffuse-large-b-cell-lymphoma
#8
Constantin Lapa, Heribert Hänscheid, Malte Kircher, Andreas Schirbel, Gerd Wunderlich, Rudolf Werner, Samuel Samnick, Jörg Kotzerke, Hermann Einsele, Andreas Buck, Hans-Jürgen Wester, Götz Ulrich Grigoleit
We have recently reported on our experience with C-X-C-motif chemokine receptor 4- (CXCR4-) directed radioligand therapy (RLT) in multiple myeloma and acute leukemia. Methods: Six patients with heavily pre-treated relapsed diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) (3 males, 3 females; aged, 54±8 years) underwent CXCR4-directed RLT in combination with conditioning chemotherapy and allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT). In 2 patients, radioimmunotherapy (RIT) targeting CD20 or CD66 was added to enhance anti-lymphoma activity...
May 18, 2018: Journal of Nuclear Medicine: Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29773172/seleno-l-methionine-and-l-ascorbic-acid-differentiate-the-biological-activity-of-doxorubicin-and-its-metal-complexes-as-a-new-anticancer-drugs-candidate
#9
Marzena Matejczyk, Grzegorz Świderski, Renata Świsłocka, Stanisław Józef Rosochacki, Włodzimierz Lewandowski
The most important problems of anti-cancer therapy include the toxicity of the drugs applied to healthy cells and the multi-drug cells resistance to chemotherapeutics. One of the most commonly used anticancer drugs is doxorubicin (DOX) used to treat certain leukemias and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, as well as bladder, breast, stomach, lung, ovarian, thyroid, multiple myeloma and other cancers. Preliminary studies showed that metal complex with DOX improve its cytostatic activity with changes in their molecular structure and distribution of electrons, resulting in a substantial change of its biological activity (including antitumor activity)...
July 2018: Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29768934/a-safety-profile-of-medications-used-to-treat-waldenstr%C3%A3-m-s-macroglobulinemia
#10
Ramón García-Sanz, Cristina Jiménez, Verónica González de la Calle, María Eugenia Sarasquete
Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM) is a B-cell lymphoproliferative disease with serum IgM monoclonal component and bone marrow infiltration by lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. Traditional therapy was based on that regimens used for closely related entities, such as chronic lymphocytic leukemia or multiple myeloma. This resulted in a lack of drugs specifically approved for WM, until the discovery of the BTK inhibitors. Areas covered. Two main therapeutic attitudes are possible: 1) conventional therapies based on combinations with alkylating agents or proteasome inhibitors with steroids and anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies, or; 2) new approaches with BTK inhibitors, usually alone...
May 17, 2018: Expert Opinion on Drug Safety
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29731869/effects-of-human-umbilical-cord-derived-mesenchymal-stem-cells-on-hematologic-malignancies
#11
Qian Li, Yilin Pang, Tingting Liu, Yongyong Tang, Jing Xie, Bin Zhang, Hu Chen
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been used in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for years. However, the safety of MSCs applied in various types of hematologic malignancy has not been comprehensively explored. In the present study, the effects of human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (hUC-MSCs) on six representative hematologic malignancy cell lines were explored, including leukemia, multiple myeloma and lymphoma cells. Direct and indirect co-culture models were established, and cell proliferation was assessed by carboxyfluorescein diacetate succinimidyl ester staining...
May 2018: Oncology Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29729982/c3-glomerulopathy-associated-with-monoclonal-ig-is-a-distinct-subtype
#12
Aishwarya Ravindran, Fernando C Fervenza, Richard J H Smith, Sanjeev Sethi
Monoclonal immunoglobulins (MIg) may play a causal role in C3 glomerulopathy (C3G) by impairing regulation of the alternative pathway of complement. Ninety-five patients with C3G were tested for MIg of which 36 were positive. Their mean age at diagnosis was 60 years and among patient 50 years and older, 65.1% had a MIg. At presentation, median serum creatinine and proteinuria were 1.9 mg/dL and 3.0 g/24 hours. Hematuria was present in 32 (88.9%) patients. Twelve (34.3%) patients had low C3 levels. C3 nephritic factor was detected in 45...
May 2, 2018: Kidney International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29709247/blocking-don-t-eat-me-signal-of-cd47-sirp%C3%AE-in-hematological-malignancies-an-in-depth-review
#13
REVIEW
Atlantis Russ, Anh B Hua, William R Montfort, Bushra Rahman, Irbaz Bin Riaz, Muhammad Umar Khalid, Jennifer S Carew, Steffan T Nawrocki, Daniel Persky, Faiz Anwer
Hematological malignancies express high levels of CD47 as a mechanism of immune evasion. CD47-SIRPα triggers a cascade of events that inhibit phagocytosis. Preclinical research supports several models of antibody-mediated blockade of CD47-SIRPα resulting in cell death signaling, phagocytosis of cells bearing stress signals, and priming of tumor-specific T cell responses. Four different antibody molecules designed to target the CD47-SIRPα interaction in malignancy are currently being studied in clinical trials: Hu5F9-G4, CC-90002, TTI-621, and ALX-148...
April 14, 2018: Blood Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29688264/dcz3301-a-novel-aryl-guanidino-inhibitor-induces-cell-apoptosis-and-cell-cycle-arrest-via-suppressing-the-pi3k-akt-pathway-in-t-cell-leukemia-lymphoma
#14
Wenqin Xiao, Bo Li, Xi Sun, Dandan Yu, Yongsheng Xie, Huiqun Wu, Shuaikang Chang, Yunfei Zhou, Houcai Wang, Xiucai Lan, Zhijian Xu, Jumei Shi, Weiliang Zhu
DCZ3301, a novel aryl-guanidino compound, was previously found to have potent anti-tumor activity in myeloma and B-cell lymphoma. In the present study, we investigated the effects of DCZ3301 on T-cell leukemia/lymphoma cells both in vitro and in vivo via cell proliferation, cell cycle analysis, apoptosis assay, mitochondrial membrane potential (MMP) assay, western blot analysis and tumor xenograft models. We found that DCZ3301 inhibited the viability of T-cell leukemia/lymphoma cells in a dose- and time-dependent manner...
April 23, 2018: Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29687728/exposure-to-permethrin-and-cancer-risk-a-systematic-review
#15
Paolo Boffetta, Vimi Desai
No systematic reviews are available on data from humans on cancer risk from exposure to permethrin, a widely used insecticide for which some animal studies have reported positive findings based on mechanisms that may not be relevant to humans. We identified potentially relevant articles through a search of electronic databases which included all studies of pesticide exposure and human cancer. A total of 18 articles were selected, including six identified from the list of references of other articles. Most articles were based on analyzes of the Agriculture Health Study (AHS); they provided no evidence of an increased risk of cancers of colon, rectum, pancreas, lung, melanoma, female breast, prostate, urinary bladder, as well as non-Hodgkin lymphoma (including its main subtypes), and leukemia...
July 2018: Critical Reviews in Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667176/pre-diagnostic-blood-immune-markers-incidence-and-progression-of-b-cell-lymphoma-and-multiple-myeloma-univariate-and-functionally-informed-multivariate-analyses
#16
Roel Vermeulen, Fatemeh Saberi Hosnijeh, Barbara Bodinier, Lützen Portengen, Benoît Liquet, Javiera Garrido-Manriquez, Henk Lokhorst, Ingvar A Bergdahl, Soterios A Kyrtopoulos, Ann-Sofie Johansson, Panagiotis Georgiadis, Beatrice Melin, Domenico Palli, Vittorio Krogh, Salvatore Panico, Carlotta Sacerdote, Rosario Tumino, Paolo Vineis, Raphaële Castagné, Marc Chadeau-Hyam, Maria Botsivali, Aristotelis Chatziioannou, Ioannis Valavanis, Jos C S Kleinjans, Theo M C M de Kok, Hector C Keun, Toby J Athersuch, Rachel Kelly, Per Lenner, Goran Hallmans, Euripides G Stephanou, Antonis Myridakis, Manolis Kogevinas, Lucia Fazzo, Marco De Santis, Pietro Comba, Benedetta Bendinelli, Hannu Kiviranta, Panu Rantakokko, Riikka Airaksinen, Paivi Ruokojarvi, Mark Gilthorpe, Sarah Fleming, Thomas Fleming, Yu-Kang Tu, Thomas Lundh, Kuo-Liong Chien, Wei J Chen, Wen-Chung Lee, Chuhsing Kate Hsiao, Po-Hsiu Kuo, Hung Hung, Shu-Fen Liao
Recent prospective studies have shown that dysregulation of the immune system may precede the development of B-cell lymphomas (BCL) in immunocompetent individuals. However, to date, the studies were restricted to a few immune markers, which were considered separately. Using a nested case-control study within two European prospective cohorts, we measured plasma levels of 28 immune markers in samples collected a median of 6 years before diagnosis (range 2.01-15.97) in 268 incident cases of BCL (including multiple myeloma [MM]) and matched controls...
April 18, 2018: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29665938/-research-and-applications-progress-of-lenalidomide-in-relapsed-refractory-blood-system-diseases-review
#17
Wen-Jing Fan, Zhi-Qiao Fan, Tao Wu, Hai Bai
Lenalidomide, a novel immunomodulatory agent, is a kind of thalidomide derivatives, which shows a good efficacy and safety for hematological system diseases. This review is aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of lenalidomide in treatment of patients with multiple myeloma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, classical Hodgkin's lymphoma and POEMS syndrome at their replased or refractory state. At the same time, this review focuses on the newest clinical research and the latest application progress of lenalidomide for relapsed or refractory hematological system diseases...
April 2018: Zhongguo Shi Yan Xue Ye Xue za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644723/a-french-observational-study-describing-the-use-of-human-polyvalent-immunoglobulins-in-hematological-malignancy-associated-secondary-immunodeficiency
#18
Omar Benbrahim, Jean-François Viallard, Sylvain Choquet, Bruno Royer, Frédéric Bauduer, Olivier Decaux, Jean-Charles Crave, Yann Fardini, Pierre Clerson, Vincent Lévy
OBJECTIVE: To describe the characteristics of patients suffering from secondary immunodeficiencies (SID) associated with hematological malignancies (HM), who started immunoglobulin replacement therapy (IgRT), physicians' expectations regarding IgRT, and IgRT modalities. METHODS: Non-interventional, prospective French cross-sectional study. RESULTS: The analysis included 231 patients (66 ± 12 years old) suffering from multiple myeloma (MM) (N = 64), chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL) (N = 84), aggressive non-Hodgkin B-cell lymphoma (aNHL) (N = 32), indolent NHL (N = 39), acute leukemia (N = 6), and Hodgkin disease (N = 6)...
April 12, 2018: European Journal of Haematology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29616908/glioblastoma-multiforme-in-a-patient-with-multiple-myeloma-a-case-report-and-literature-review
#19
Christine A Moore, Moayed Ibrahim, Aaysha Kapila, Kailash Bajaj
INTRODUCTION: Lenalidomide is an immunomodulatory drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2006 for the treatment of multiple myeloma. In 2012, the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement warning physicians of the increased risk with lenalidomide treatment of the following secondary primary malignancies: Acute myelogenous leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and Hodgkin lymphoma. The statement did not mention glioblastoma multiforme, a Grade 4 astrocytoma, or other high-grade astrocytomas that have been reported on rare occasions in the setting of multiple myeloma...
March 30, 2018: Permanente Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29616647/epidemiology-of-malignant-hemopathies-recorded-in-hospitals-in-cameroon
#20
P T Moueleu Ngalagou, E Ngouadjeu Dongho Tsakeu, F Ngo Sack, E C Eboumbou Moukoko, Y Konn Jolly, H Luma
Data about malignant blood diseases are sparse in Cameroon. Their epidemiology was studied in patients at the General Hospital of Douala (GHD) and the Yaoundé Central Hospital (CHY) from 2004 through 2014. The variables we studied were social and demographic (age, sex, occupation, marital status), clinical (reasons for consultation, clinical signs, year of diagnosis), and biological (blood count, myelogram and blood smear, immunophenotyping, biopsy, and cytogenetics). In all, 4409 files were reviewed and 454 cases identified, documented and confirmed (248 in GHD and 206 in CHY)...
February 1, 2018: Médecine et Santé Tropicales
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