Myeloid leukemia in Prader-Willi syndrome.

  title={Myeloid leukemia in Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Herbert D Davies and Geraline L Leusink and A. Bernasconi McConnell and Marc W Deyell and Suzanne B. Cassidy and Gordon Hilton Fick and Max J. Coppes},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={142 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency of cancers recorded by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program in persons with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) METHODS: A survey was mailed in 1994 to 1852 registrants of the PWS Association (USA) inquiring about a diagnosis of any type of benign tumor or cancer (malignant tumor or leukemia). The risk of developing cancer was then estimated by comparing the observed number of cancers in the PWS population during 1975 to 1994 to the expected… CONTINUE READING

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