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Burkitt lymphoma : epidemiological features and survival in a South African centre
(BioMed Central, 2014-06)
Background: The epidemiology of Burkitt Lymphoma (BL) shows that the endemic type is mainly confined to equatorial Africa and has a very close association with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), while the sporadic variant shows ...
Burkitt's lymphoma : the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and the outcome of treatment
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
The prevalence of HIV in Burkitt’s lymphoma (BL) patients and the outcome of treatment in Cameroon were unknown. Records of all patients diagnosed with BL at three Cameroon Baptist Convention hospitals were reviewed to ...
Burkitt lymphoma – nutritional support during induction treatment : effect on anthropometric parameters and morbidity of treatment
Background: Malnutrition is common in children diagnosed with cancer in Africa, and it adds to the morbidity and mortality of treatment. Nutritional support is known to reduce morbidity and mortality of treatment. Aim: ...
Burkitt lymphoma : trends in children below 15 years reveal priority areas for early diagnosis activities in north-west Cameroon
Background: Burkitt lymphoma is one of the most common childhood cancers in Cameroon. Incidence rates of 5.9/100 000 and 2.58 per 100 000 have been reported in two studies in 2005 and 2012 amongst children below 15 years ...