Chronic eosinophilic leukaemia with ETV6-NTRK3 fusion transcript in an elderly patient affected with pancreatic carcinoma.

@article{Forghieri2011ChronicEL,
  title={Chronic eosinophilic leukaemia with ETV6-NTRK3 fusion transcript in an elderly patient affected with pancreatic carcinoma.},
  author={Fabio Forghieri and Monica Morselli and Leonardo Potenza and Monica Maccaferri and Letizia Pedrazzi and Ambra Paolini and Goretta Bonacorsi and Tullio Artusi and Francesca Giacobbi and Giorgia Corradini and Patrizia Barozzi and Patrizia Zucchini and Roberto Marasca and Franco Narni and Barbara Crescenzi and Cristina Mecucci and Brunangelo Falini and Giuseppe Torelli and Mario Luppi},
  journal={European journal of haematology},
  year={2011},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={
          352-5
        }
}
To the Editor: An 82-yr-old woman with previous history of breast cancer, surgically treated in 1992, and arterial hypertension underwent distal pancreatectomy and splenectomy in July 2008 for a poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma of the pancreatic tail with regional lymph nodes and liver metastases. She was subsequently started on palliative chemotherapeutic treatment, consisting of gemcitabine 1000 mg ⁄m days 1 and 8 every 3 wk. On February 2009, having completed eight cycles, the… CONTINUE READING

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