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Risk Factors for Acute Leukemia in Children Treated for Solid Tumor

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for secondary leukemia in a child treated for a solid tumor as reported by Le Deley at al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

C91.0

Description:

Le Deley et al identified risk factors for acute leukemia developing in patients treated as children for a solid tumor. These can help to guide initial therapy and to identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring as they become older. The authors are from the Societe Francaise d'Oncologie Pediatrique.

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