Chronic myelogenous leukemia after postoperative adjuvant S-1 therapy for rectal cancer: a case report.

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We report a case in which chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) developed after postoperative adjuvant S-1 therapy for rectal cancer. A 56-year-old man was diagnosed with rectal adenocarcinoma, which was treated with abdominoperineal resection followed by a year of adjuvant S-1 therapy. At 39 postoperative months, he was diagnosed with CML. Although it remains… (More)

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@article{Manabe2013ChronicML, title={Chronic myelogenous leukemia after postoperative adjuvant S-1 therapy for rectal cancer: a case report.}, author={Masahiro Manabe and Takafumi Nishii and Junya Okita and Johji Nagasaki and Naonori Harada and Yasutaka Aoyama and Takeo Kumura and Tadanobu Ohta and Yoshio Furukawa and Kazuhiro Takeuchi and Atsuko Mugitani}, journal={American journal of blood research}, year={2013}, volume={3 4}, pages={286-9} }