Published in Cancer Weekly, October 18th, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Although rare overall, marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MZBCL) is the most common primary low-grade CNS lymphoma reported in the literature. The aim of this study is to elucidate the biology and genetic features of this unusual tumor. Fifteen CNS MZBCLs were studied clinically, pathologically, and genetically, including fluorescent in situ hybridization analyses with commercially available MALT1 and IgH break-apart and centromere 3, 7, 12, and 18 probes."
"CNS MZBCLs preferentially affect middle-aged women (female-to-male ratio, 4:1),...
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