Fabiana Ostronoff

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PURPOSE Age has long been used as a major factor for assessing suitability for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). The HCT-comorbidity index (HCT-CI) was developed as a measure of health status to predict mortality risk after HCT. Whether age, comorbidities, or both should guide decision making for HCT is unknown. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
Peripheral blood progenitor cell (PBPC) harvests mobilized by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) contain more CD34+ cells and provide more rapid engraftment than do bone marrow (BM) harvests. However, some reports have suggested a higher risk of chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), possibly because such PBPC harvests contain approximately 10(More)
NUP98/NSD1 has recently been reported in association with poor outcome in acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Previous studies also observed a high overlap between NUP98/NSD1 and FLT3/ITD, raising the question as to whether the reported poor outcome is due to NUP98/NSD1 or caused by the co-occurrence of these 2 genetic lesions. We aimed to determine the(More)