Cytogenetic Findings of Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Fars Province

  title={Cytogenetic Findings of Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Fars Province},
  author={Akbar Moazen Safaei and Jahanbanoo Shahryari and Mohamad Reza Farzaneh and Narjes Tabibi and Marzieh Agha Hosseini},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of medical sciences},
BACKGROUND Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the sixth most common malignancy in Iran. Cytogenetic analysis of leukemic blasts plays an important role in classification and prognosis in ALL patients. The purpose of this study was to define the frequency of chromosomal abnormalities of ALL patients in adults and children in Fars province, Iran. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, we evaluated karyotype results of bone marrow specimens in 168 Iranian patients with ALL (154 B-ALL and 14 T… CONTINUE READING


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