Long-term outcomes for unselected patients with acute myeloid leukemia categorized according to the World Health Organization classification: a single-center experience.

@article{Yanada2005LongtermOF,
  title={Long-term outcomes for unselected patients with acute myeloid leukemia categorized according to the World Health Organization classification: a single-center experience.},
  author={Masamitsu Yanada and Momoko Suzuki and Kohei Kawashima and Hitoshi Kiyoi and Tomohiro Kinoshita and Nobuhiko Emi and Hidehiko Saito and Tomoki Naoe},
  journal={European journal of haematology},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 5},
  pages={418-23}
}
The actual utility of a new classification system of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) recently introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) has not been thoroughly investigated yet. In this study, we evaluated long-term outcomes of unselected AML patients categorized according to the new WHO classification. Between 1990 and 2002, 109 adult AML cases were referred to our hospital. For the entire population, the median survival duration was 1.2 yr with a 5-yr survival rate of 31%. AML with… CONTINUE READING

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