What is it about?

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and Non-Hodgkin lymphoma(NHL)are two different origins of hematological malignancies, which rarely occur at the same time. Moreover, NHL secondary to CML is common in T cell lymphoma, while NHL of B cell origin is rare.To our knowledge, it has no report for the primary gastric DLBCL (PG-DLBCL) occurring in CML. Here we reported a 63-year-old man of chronic phase (CP) CML associated with PG-DLBCL.

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Why is it important?

The patient with simultaneous occurrence of CML and PG-DLBCL is a very rare case, and this is first reported for the primary gastric DLBCL. Combination of Rituximab and lenalidomide is an effective therapy for the patients with this type of disease.


I hope that this article will increase the attention of clinicians about CML and be alert to the occurrence of other tumors.

Zhimei Cai

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This page is a summary of: A case of primary gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma occurring in chronic myeloid leukemia, OncoTargets and Therapy, July 2019, Dove Medical Press,
DOI: 10.2147/ott.s212838.
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