A critical analysis of prognostic factors in North American patients with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1-associated adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a multicenter clinicopathologic experience and new prognostic score.

@article{Phillips2010ACA,
  title={A critical analysis of prognostic factors in North American patients with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1-associated adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a multicenter clinicopathologic experience and new prognostic score.},
  author={Adrienne Alise Phillips and Iuliana Shapira and Robert D Willim and Jasotha Sanmugarajah and William B. Solomon and Steven M Horwitz and David G. Savage and Govind Bhagat and Gerald A Soff and Jasmine M. Zain and Bachir Alobeid and Venkatraman E. Seshan and Owen A O'connor},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 14},
  pages={3438-46}
}
BACKGROUND To define the clinicopathologic and prognostic features of patients with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1 (HTLV-1)-associated adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) in North America, standard criteria were used to identify patients with ATLL. METHODS Statistical analyses used included descriptive statistics, Kaplan-Meir survival analysis, and recursive partitioning. RESULTS Eighty-nine patients were identified between August 1992 and May 2007, including 37 (41.6%) males and… CONTINUE READING