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Are there any studies linking follicular lymphoma and Agent Orange?

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Dr. Le Wang
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In brief: Yes

Agent orange is phenoxyl hercides chemically.
Epidemiology study showed an association between such as exposure and non-hodgkin's lymphoma including folicular lymphoma. An interesting article publised in J Exp Med noted a drastic clonal expansion of t(14:18) B cells in patient's blood exposed to various pesticides. Chromosomal translocation (14:18) is a hallmark for follicular lymphoma.

In brief: Yes

Agent orange is phenoxyl hercides chemically.
Epidemiology study showed an association between such as exposure and non-hodgkin's lymphoma including folicular lymphoma. An interesting article publised in J Exp Med noted a drastic clonal expansion of t(14:18) B cells in patient's blood exposed to various pesticides. Chromosomal translocation (14:18) is a hallmark for follicular lymphoma.
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