Detection of the CBFB/MYH11 fusion gene in de novo acute myeloid leukemia (AML): a single-institution study of 224 Japanese AML patients.

The cytogenetic findings in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are a powerful prognostic indicator. Among these abnormalities, the World Health Organization has classified inv(16)(p13q22), which is closely associated with the M4E classification in the French-American-British system, as indicating a good-risk AML. However, this chromosomal abnormality can often be… (More)