Institut de génétique moléculaire, CNRS, 1919, route de Mende,
34293 Montpellier Cedex 05.
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- Année de parution : 1999
The role of iatrogenic effects on the clinical response
of patients with leukemias was the subject of two very elucidating abstracts.
A. Gajjar and colleagues (Memphis, TN) studied the question of whether
or not the iatrogenic introduction of blast cells into the cerebral spinal
fluid (CSF) of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) confers
an unfavorable diagnosis in these patients. It is important to note that