HERBERT C. MOFFITT JR., M.D.; JOHN H. LAWRENCE, M.D., D.SC.
Numerous physicians have observed cases of leukemia of unusually long duration, but there is no published summary of many such cases. An analysis of unusual cases might add to knowledge of leukemia as a whole. Also if one could determine what factors lead to an unusually long duration, prognosis would be easier and therapy could be evaluated more readily. It therefore seems worthwhile to review the literature as it pertains to cases of leukemia of long duration and to select a group of such cases, from those seen by us, for analysis.
The determination of duration presents
MOFFITT HC, LAWRENCE JH. CHRONIC LEUKEMIA OF LONG DURATION: WITH A REPORT OF 31 CASES WITH A DURATION OF OVER FIVE YEARS1. Ann Intern Med. 1949;30:778–790. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-4-778
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