Recent advances in leukemia and lymphoma

proceedings of a Schering Corporation-UCLA Symposium held in Keystone, Colorado, January 25-31, 1987 by Schering Corporation-UCLA Symposium on Recent Advances in Leukemia and Lymphoma (1987 Keystone, Colo.)

Publisher: A.R. Liss in New York

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  • Leukemia -- Congresses.,
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  • Leukemia -- immunology -- congresses.,
  • Lymphoma -- immunology -- congresses.
  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, Robert Peter Gale, David W. Golde.
    SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser., v. 61
    ContributionsGale, Robert Peter., Golde, David W., Schering Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC643 .S35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 597 p. :
    Number of Pages597
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2392057M
    ISBN 100845126601
    LC Control Number87021503

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Major advances have occurred in our understanding of the biology, immunology, and opportunities for treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in recent times. Fms-like tyrosine kinase-3 (FLT3) mutations occur in approximately 30% of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cases, suggesting FLT3 as an attractive target for AML treatment.

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