Adult acute megakaryocytic leukemia: an analysis of 37 patients treated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

@article{Oki2006AdultAM,
  title={Adult acute megakaryocytic leukemia: an analysis of 37 patients treated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.},
  author={Yasuhiro Oki and Hagop M Kantarjian and Xian wan Zhou and Jorge E. Cortes and Stefan H Faderl and Srdan Verstovsek and Susan M O'Brien and Charles A. Koller and Miloslav E Beran and Benjamin Nebiyou Bekele and Sherry A. Pierce and Deborah A. Thomas and Farhad Ravandi and William G Wierda and Francis J Giles and Alessandra Ferrajoli and Elias J Jabbour and Michael J Keating and Carlos E Bueso-Ramos and Elihu E Estey and Guillermo Garcia-Manero},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2006},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={880-4}
}
To characterize acute megakaryocytic leukemia (FAB M7 AML), we identified 37 patients with M7 AML treated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center between 1987 and 2003 and compared them with 1800 patients with non-M7, non-M3 AML treated during the same period. The median age of the M7 AML group was 56 years (range, 21-78 years); 22 patients (59%) had an antecedent hematologic disorder or myelodysplastic syndrome or both, and 7 patients (19%) had previously received chemotherapy for other malignancies… CONTINUE READING

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