B-cell clones as early markers for chronic lymphocytic leukemia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • B-Lymphocytes
  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • Gene Rearrangement, B-Lymphocyte, Heavy Chain
  • Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains
  • Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell

abstract

  • In peripheral blood obtained up to 77 months before a CLL diagnosis, prediagnostic B-cell clones were present in 44 of 45 patients with CLL.

publication date

  • February 12, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMoa0806122

PubMed ID

  • 19213679

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 659

end page

  • 67

volume

  • 360

number

  • 7