Alessandro Levis

Learn More
BACKGROUND Therapy-related myeloid neoplasms (t-MN), including myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia (t-MDS and t-AML) are associated to clinical and biologic unfavorable prognostic features, including high levels of DNA methylation. METHODS We retrospectively evaluated 50 t-MN patients (34 MDS and 16 AML) selected among all patients(More)
BACKGROUND Arsenic Trioxide (ATO) is effective in about 20% of patients with myelodysplasia (MDS); its mechanisms of action have already been evaluated in vitro, but the in vivo activity is still not fully understood. Since ATO induces apoptosis in in vitro models, we compared the expression of 93 apoptotic genes in patients' bone marrow before and after(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to evaluate the outcome of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in patients with a previous malignancy (sAML) treated with chemo- and/or radiotherapy, enrolled in conventional trials. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a multicentre setting, a prospective non-concurrent analysis was performed on 2513 new AML patients, aged 12-78 years,(More)
  • 1