Clinical features and outcome of familial chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Francesca R. Mauro, Elena Giammartini, Massimo Gentile, Isabella Sperduti, Veronica Valle, Antonio Pizzuti, Anna Guarini, Diana Giannarelli, Robin Foà

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The prognostic impact of the presence of a familial trait was analyzed in 1449 patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). A family history of hematologic malignancy (HM) was identified in 181 cases (12.5%) and recorded more frequently among female than male patients (HM: p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1117-1120
Number of pages4
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2006


  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Familial
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology


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