AML cytogenetics: The complex just got simpler

Hillard M. Lazarus, Mark R. Litzow

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In this issue of Blood, Middeke et al, for the well-regarded Cooperative German Transplant Study Group, report a retrospective analysis in which they demonstrate that a hierarchial classification system for specific cytogenetic abnormalities in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) reveals that patients with abnormal 17p [abnl(17p)] and -5/5q- abnormalities have worse outcomes after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2357-2358
Number of pages2
Issue number12
StatePublished - Sep 20 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Hematology
  • Cell Biology


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