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Risk of AIDS-Related Malignant Lymphoma in a Patient Based on Serum Free Light Chain Concentrations

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Hematology Oncology

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Landgren et al correlated serum free light chain concentrations in AIDS patients with the risk of developing a malignant lymphoma. Monitoring serum free light chains can help to identify AIDS patients with polyclonal B-cell activation and dysfunction who are at increased risk for developing malignant lymphoma. The authors are from the National Cancer Institute and Mayo Clinic.

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