Disappearance of the predictive value of prognostic variables in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from Childrens Cancer Study Group.

@article{Sather1981DisappearanceOT,
  title={Disappearance of the predictive value of prognostic variables in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a report from Childrens Cancer Study Group.},
  author={Harland N. Sather and P R Coccia and Mark E. Nesbit and Carolyn Level and Denman Hammond},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1981},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={370-6}
}
The identification of important prognostic factors at diagnosis of childhood leukemia has been very useful in explaining the marked differences in disease outcome. After a complete remission is achieved, it is interesting to determine whether the ability to maintain a complete remission and the patient's survival continue to be influenced by the prognostic… CONTINUE READING