John Libbey Eurotext

Bulletin du Cancer


40th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology Volume 86, numéro 2, Février 1999

Institut de génétique moléculaire, CNRS, 1919, route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 05.
  • Page(s) : 228-30
  • 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 patients [...]