Elevation of soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor II in non-febrile patients with acute myeloid leukemia.


BACKGROUND Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF) and its cellular and soluble (s) receptors (TNF-R) are important mediators in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and infectious complications during cytoreductive therapy. We investigated the serum concentrations of sTNF-RII in previously untreated patients with AML at the onset of cytoreductive therapy and in non… (More)


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