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Is human T-lymphotropic virus 1associated with non-hodjkin lymphoma or not?

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Dr. Kalli Faulkner
Pathology
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In brief: Sometimes...

The overwhelming majority of cases of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma have evidence of HTLV-1 infection.
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is also potentially linked to this virus. On the flip-side, only 1-5% of people with HTLV-1 will develop cancer. Hope this helps!

In brief: Sometimes...

The overwhelming majority of cases of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma have evidence of HTLV-1 infection.
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is also potentially linked to this virus. On the flip-side, only 1-5% of people with HTLV-1 will develop cancer. Hope this helps!
Dr. Kalli Faulkner
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Dr. Richard Mcgee
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes it is

Associated with as causative agent for Adult T-Cell lymphoma (ATL)

In brief: Yes it is

Associated with as causative agent for Adult T-Cell lymphoma (ATL)
Dr. Richard Mcgee
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