The 2008 revision of the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia: rationale and important changes.

@article{Vardiman2009The2R,
  title={The 2008 revision of the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia: rationale and important changes.},
  author={James W. Vardiman and Juergen Thiele and Daniel A. Arber and Richard Brunning and Michael J. Borowitz and Anna Porwit and Nancy Lee Harris and Michelle M Le Beau and Eva Hellstr{\"o}m-Lindberg and Ayalew Tefferi and Clara Derber Bloomfield},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2009},
  volume={114 5},
  pages={
          937-51
        }
}
Recently the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the European Association for Haematopathology and the Society for Hematopathology, published a revised and updated edition of the WHO Classification of Tumors of the Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues. The 4th edition of the WHO classification incorporates new information that has emerged from scientific and clinical studies in the interval since the publication of the 3rd edition in 2001, and includes new criteria for the… 

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