B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia epidemiology and demographics

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Qurrat-ul-ain Abid, M.D.[2],Carlos A Lopez, M.D. [3]

Overview

The incidence of B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia is 1% of lymphocytic leukemias. B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia affects males and females equally.

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References

  1. "National cancer institute".
  2. Melo JV, Catovsky D, Galton DA (June 1986). "The relationship between chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and prolymphocytic leukaemia. I. Clinical and laboratory features of 300 patients and characterization of an intermediate group". Br. J. Haematol. 63 (2): 377–87. PMID 3487341.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Yamamoto JF, Goodman MT (May 2008). "Patterns of leukemia incidence in the United States by subtype and demographic characteristics, 1997-2002". Cancer Causes Control. 19 (4): 379–90. doi:10.1007/s10552-007-9097-2. PMID 18064533.

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