Complete and Durable Responses in Primary Central Nervous System Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder with Zidovudine, Ganciclovir, Rituximab, and Dexamethasone.

Dugan JP, Haverkos BM, Villagomez L, Martin LK, Lustberg M, Patton J, Martin M, Huang Y, Nuovo G, Yan F, Cavaliere R, Fingeroth J, Kenney SC, Ambinder RF, Lozanski G, Porcu P, Caligiuri MA, Baiocchi RA
Clin Cancer Res 24 3273-3281 07/15/2018

Abstract

Primary central nervous system posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PCNS-PTLD) is a complication of solid organ transplantation with a poor prognosis and typically associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). We hypothesized EBV lytic-phase protein expression would allow successful treatment with antiviral therapy.

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