Adult T-cell leukemia historical perspective

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Haytham Allaham, M.D. [2]; Grammar Reviewer: Natalie Harpenau, B.S.[3]

Overview

Adult T-cell leukemia was first discovered in 1977 by Dr. K. Takatsuki, a Japanese physician. The association between HTLV infection and adult T-cell leukemia was made in 1981.

Historical Perspective

  • Adult T-cell leukemia was first discovered in 1977 by Dr. K. Takatsuki, a Japanese physician.[1][2]
  • The association between HTLV infection and adult T-cell leukemia was made in 1981.

References

  1. Mahieux R, Gessain A (2007). "Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma and HTLV-1". Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2 (4): 257–64. doi:10.1007/s11899-007-0035-x. PMID 20425378.
  2. Tsukasaki K (2012). "Adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma". Hematology. 17 Suppl 1: S32–5. doi:10.1179/102453312X13336169155330. PMID 22507774.

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