Continuing high early death rate in acute promyelocytic leukemia: a population-based report from the Swedish Adult Acute Leukemia Registry

@article{Lehmann2011ContinuingHE,
  title={Continuing high early death rate in acute promyelocytic leukemia: a population-based report from the Swedish Adult Acute Leukemia Registry},
  author={Stefanie Lehmann and A Ravn and Lindsay Carlsson and Petar Antunovic and Stefan Deneberg and Lars M{\"o}llg{\aa}rd and Asa Derolf and Dick Stockelberg and Ulf Tidefelt and Anders Wahlin and Lovisa Wennstr{\"o}m and Martin H{\"o}glund and Gunnar Juliusson},
  journal={Leukemia},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={1128-1134}
}
Our knowledge about acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) patients is mainly based on data from clinical trials, whereas population-based information is scarce. We studied APL patients diagnosed between 1997 and 2006 in the population-based Swedish Adult Acute Leukemia Registry. Of a total of 3897 acute leukemia cases, 3205 (82%) had non-APL acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and 105 (2.7%) had APL. The incidence of APL was 0.145 per 100 000 inhabitants per year. The median age at the time of diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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