Narges Soltani

Cancer Molecular Pathology Research Center, Ghaem Medical Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

[ 1 ] - Absence of FLT3 mutations in Iranian adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma patients

Background: Adult T cell leukemia lymphoma (ATLL) is a rare disease, significantly linked to the infection by the human T-cell lymphotropic virus 1(HTLV-1). ATLL is typically preceded by decades of clinical latency during which infected cells accumulate selectable traits leading to a malignant transformation. Amongst all the HTLV-1 infected carriers only about 3-5% will develop ATLL. Despite th...