M. B. SHIMKIN; E. L. LUCIA; K. C. OPPERMANN; S. R. METTIER, F.A.C.P.
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In a previously published report,1 data were presented and analyzed relative to the frequency, distribution and mortality of patients with myelocytic leukemia seen in three hospitals in San Francisco during the period 1910 to 1947, inclusive. The present communication presents similar data on patients with lymphocytic leukemia, 1913 to 1947, inclusive, although the source of the material is limited to the University of California Hospital.
The specific purposes of this study are (1) to analyze statistics relative to age at onset, sex, duration of illness and mortality of patients with acute and with chronic lymphocytic leukemia; (2) to note the
SHIMKIN MB, LUCIA EL, OPPERMANN KC, METTIER SR. LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA: AN ANALYSIS OF FREQUENCY, DISTRIBUTION AND MORTALITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL, 1913-19471. Ann Intern Med. 1953;39:1254–1266. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-39-6-1254
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(6):1254-1266.
Hematology/Oncology, Hospital Medicine, Leukemia/Lymphoma.
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