Primary treatment of hairy cell leukemia: Should IFN-therapy replace splenectomy?

@article{Porzsolt1986PrimaryTO,
  title={Primary treatment of hairy cell leukemia: Should IFN-therapy replace splenectomy?},
  author={Franz Porzsolt},
  journal={Blut},
  year={1986},
  volume={52},
  pages={265-272}
}
Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) was described first in 1958 by Bouroncle [2] in a patient who had the disease for more than 30 years. The disorder, initially named leukemic reticulo-endotheliosis is a distinct clinical-pathological entity. Important aspects of this disease have recently been published in two issues (Seminars in Oncology Dec. 1984) summarizing the… CONTINUE READING