Lymphoma Research Results

3 new pieces of information from the International Journal of Cancer

- Norwegian researchers report finding no support for the proposed link between a polio vaccine possibly contaminated with simian virus 40 (SV40) and lymphoproliferative diseases, including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and excluding Hodgkin's lymphoma. The vaccine was administered between 1955 and 1963 around the world.

- A group used cancer associated carbohydrate identification to see if it could be used to diagnose and possibly treat Hodgkin's Disease.

- People with asthma and an exposure to pesticides were at a higher risk of getting Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma than non-asthmatics.

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