Luke’s Fight with Burkitt’s Lymphoma

Burkitt’s lymphoma is a type of lymphoma, considered rare and particularly aggressive.

Learn more about Burkitt’s lymphoma in this article featuring everything you need to know.

This is Luke. A cute little boy who was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma at the age of 4. This “cute bald kid” – as you can read on his t-shirt, is a little fighter who didn’t give lymphoma any rest.

In this REALITYxFLASHBACK 2014 video, we watch him at 10-years-old, happy and healthy like all children should be and the greatest part is that he is still in remission.

Recently, data from a recent study addressing rituximab efficacy in addition to standard LMB chemotherapy in children with high-risk B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (B-NHL) and mature acute leukemia (B-AL) has revealed beneficial effects. Read more here.

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Andreia has a degree in New Communication Technologies and experience in social media, design and tech. She is eager to find new ways to communicate and explore her curiosity about science and technology.

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