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

  title={The 2008 revision of the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of myeloid neoplasms and acute leukemia: rationale and important changes.},
  author={J. Vardiman and J. Thiele and D. Arber and R. Brunning and M. Borowitz and A. Porwit and N. Harris and M. L. Le Beau and E. Hellstr{\"o}m-Lindberg and A. Tefferi and C. Bloomfield},
  volume={114 5},
  • J. Vardiman, J. Thiele, +8 authors C. Bloomfield
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Blood
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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