Characteristics and outcomes of acute myelogenous leukemia patients with very late relapse (>5 years).

@article{Medeiros2007CharacteristicsAO,
  title={Characteristics and outcomes of acute myelogenous leukemia patients with very late relapse (>5 years).},
  author={Bruno Campelo Medeiros and Mark D Minden and Andre C. Schuh and Aaron David Schimmer and Karen W. L. Yee and Jeff H. Lipton and Hans A. Messner and Vikas Gupta and Kathy Chun and Wei Xu and Prabodh K Das and Suzanne Kamel-Reid and Joseph M. Brandwein},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={65-71}
}
The clinical characteristics and outcome of 15 patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) who experienced relapse at least 5 years after induction of complete remission (very late-relapse AML) are described. This subgroup represented 3% of all relapsed patients seen at this institution over the same time period. There were eight males in this cohort and the median age at diagnosis was 48 years (range 13 - 77 years). Nine patients had M4/M5 French - American - British (FAB) classification… CONTINUE READING

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