Published in Cancer Weekly, August 5th, 2003
According to recent research from Japan, "We have attempted to find any relationships between circulating tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha levels and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) associated peripheral T-cell and NK-cell proliferative disease/lymphoma (PTPD/L) status.
"The distribution of TNF-alpha level was significantly higher (p<0.05) in patients than in controls. Patients carrying EBV genome in their peripheral T-cells showed higher TNF-alpha levels than the patients with EBV negative peripheral T-cells (p<.001)," wrote A. Mori and colleagues, University of Tokyo, School of...
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