Hairy cell leukemia: treatment successes in the past 25 years.

It has been approximately 50 years since hairy cell leukemia (HCL) was first recognized as a distinct clinical-pathologic entity. It has been 25 years since I summarized lessons learned during the first 25 years. In 1983, it was clear that progress had been made in establishing the diagnosis of HCL with a bone core biopsy and that newer immunology methods… CONTINUE READING