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Table 1 Reported cases of Burkitt lymphoma occurring following prior radiation treatment for primary malignant neoplasm

From: Primary Burkitt lymphoma of the supraglottic larynx: a case report and review of the literature

Case Patient agea/sex Primary neoplasm Treatment of primary neoplasm Time from primary neoplasm to Burkitt lymphoma
1 13/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 132 months
2 21/F Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 90 months
3 45/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 84 months
4 34/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 36 months
5 19/F Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 168 months
6 39/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 78 months
7 67/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 28 months
8 32/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 97 months
9 38/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 120 months
10 20/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 100 months
11 25/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 99 months
12 36/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 65 months
13 44/F Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 102 months
14 33/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 112 months
15 21/M Hodgkin’s lymphoma RT 72 months
16 39/F Hodgkin’s lymphoma Chemo + RT 88 months
17 13/F Rhabdomyosarcoma Chemo + RT 6 years
18 71/M Oropharyngeal CA RT 15 years
  1. Cases 1–16 from Salloum et al., 1996 [7]; cases 17 and 18 from Nagasaki et al., 2009 [15]
  2. CA cancer, Chemo chemotherapy, F female, M male, RT radiotherapy
  3. aPatient age at time of diagnosis of Burkitt lymphoma