Proposed revised criteria for the classification of acute myeloid leukemia. A report of the French-American-British Cooperative Group.

  title={Proposed revised criteria for the classification of acute myeloid leukemia. A report of the French-American-British Cooperative Group.},
  author={John M. Bennett and Daniel Catovsky and Marie Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Daniel and Georges Flandrin and D. A. G. Galton and H. R. Gralnick and Claude Sultan},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={103 4},
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