Published in Blood Weekly, April 22nd, 2004
AL "is a disorder in which light chains form fibrillar deposits, leading to organ dysfunction and death," hematologists in New York explained. "Rarely, AL has been associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), although this association has not been well characterized."
In the British Journal of Haematology, A.D. Cohen and colleagues at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center described "a series of six patients with AL associated with NHL, primarily lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma."
"Organ involvement was variable, with frequent bulky...
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