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The descriptive word "chronic" was applied to certain morphologically identified leukemias because such patients lived a relatively longer time than those with the "acute" leukemias. A great deal has been attempted and accomplished in the investigation and therapy of the acute leukemias. It is appropriate that a book on the chronic leukemias appear now, as a timely updating of the information available in both basic and clinical science.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is described by Dr. Durant, beginning with the basic considerations on normal and leukemic lymphocytes and progressing to the disease and its treatment. Dr. Smalley, on the other hand,
The Chronic Leukemias. Chemistry, Pathophysiology, and Treatment.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:990. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-6-990_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(6):990.
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