Chromosomes and other prognostic factors in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a long-term follow-up.

@article{SeckerWalker1989ChromosomesAO,
  title={Chromosomes and other prognostic factors in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a long-term follow-up.},
  author={Lorna M Secker-Walker and J. M. Chessells and Eugene L. Stewart and G John Swansbury and Sue Richards and Sylvia D. Lawler},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={1989},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={336-42}
}
Cytogenetic, clinical and laboratory features at diagnosis were examined in a group of 80 children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) who had been followed up for a minimum of 5 1/2 years. The 17 (21%) with high hyperdiploidy tended to have low leucocyte counts and common ALL, but their favourable outcome (75% event-free survival) was independent of these factors. No patient with hypodiploidy survives while the pseudodiploid and normal groups have an intermediate prognosis. Cytogenetic… CONTINUE READING

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