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Sequential valproic acid/all-trans retinoic acid treatment reprograms differentiation in refractory and high-risk acute myeloid leukemia.
Epigenetic alterations of chromatin due to aberrant histone deacetylase (HDAC) activity and transcriptional silencing of all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) pathway are events linked to the pathogenesis… Expand
Thrombocythemia and polycythemia in patients younger than 20 years at diagnosis: clinical and biologic features, treatment, and long-term outcome.
Sixty-four patients < 20 years of age, investigated for a suspicion of Philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative disease (MPD), were retrospectively evaluated to characterize the different forms and… Expand
A comprehensive genetic classification of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): analysis of the GIMEMA 0496 protocol.
The Gruppo Italiano Malattie Ematologiche dell'Adulto (GIMEMA) 0496 protocol, through the central handling of bone marrow samples at presentation, allowed us to combine cytogenetic and molecular… Expand
ATM gene alterations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients induce a distinct gene expression profile and predict disease progression
Background The genetic characterization of chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells correlates with the behavior, progression and response to treatment of the disease. Design and Methods Our aim was to… Expand
Circulating myeloid dendritic cell directly isolated from patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia are functional and carry the bcr-abl translocation.
Leukemic bcr-abl positive dendritic cells (DCs) are likely to be present in vivo in chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) patients, but no data are available on their functional qualities. We analyzed… Expand
The karyotype of blastic crisis.
- G. Alimena, M. R. De Cuia, D. Diverio, R. Gastaldi, M. Nanni
- Biology, Medicine
- Cancer genetics and cytogenetics
- 1 May 1987
The nonrandomness of chromosome clonal evolution in blastic crisis of chronic myeloid leukemia is well established, with three major changes [+8, +Ph, i(17q)] occurring alone or in combination in… Expand
Detection and monitoring of trisomy 8 by fluorescence in situ hybridization in acute myeloid leukemia: a multicentric study.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The role of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in the detection and monitoring of trisomy 8 (+8) in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) has not been defined exactly. This… Expand
Chronic myeloid leukemia: a prospective comparison of interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization and chromosome banding analysis for the definition of complete cytogenetic response: a study of the…
In chronic myeloid leukemia, different methods are available to monitor the response to therapy: chromosome banding analysis (CBA), interphase fluorescence in situ hybridization (I-FISH), and… Expand
13q14 Deletion size and number of deleted cells both influence prognosis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia
- M. Dal Bo, Francesca Maria Rossi, +25 authors V. Gattei
- Biology, Medicine
- Genes, chromosomes & cancer
- 1 August 2011
Deletion at 13q14 is detected by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in about 50% of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Although CLL with 13q deletion as the sole cytogenetic abnormality… Expand
Comorbidities and FLT3‐ITD abnormalities as independent prognostic indicators of survival in Elderly acute myeloid leukaemia patients
Elderly acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) patients have a dismal prognosis due to biological features of disease in itself and to presence of comorbidities. Aim of this study was to evaluate the… Expand