Second cancer incidence and cause-specific mortality among 3104 patients with hairy cell leukemia: a population-based study.

@article{Hisada2007SecondCI,
  title={Second cancer incidence and cause-specific mortality among 3104 patients with hairy cell leukemia: a population-based study.},
  author={Michie Hisada and Bingshu E. Chen and Elaine S. Jaffe and Lois B. Travis},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2007},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={215-22}
}
BACKGROUND The introduction of new treatments for hairy cell leukemia has resulted in improved patient survival but also engendered increasing concern about the possibility of excess second cancers. The available evidence is conflicting, with most risk estimates based on sparse numbers. To our knowledge, no study has evaluated cause-specific mortality in patients with hairy cell leukemia. METHODS We quantified second cancer incidence and cause-specific mortality among 3104 two-month survivors… CONTINUE READING
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