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Acta Angiologica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Haematologica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Acta Haematologica Polonica     Open Access  
Adipocyte     Open Access  
Advances in Hematology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Africa Sanguine     Full-text available via subscription  
American Journal of Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52)
Anemia     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Annals of Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Archives of Hematology Case Reports and Reviews     Open Access  
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Artery Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
ASAIO Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Best Practice & Research Clinical Haematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Blood     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 296)
Blood Advances     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Blood and Lymphatic Cancer : Targets and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Blood Cancer Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 18)
Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60)
Blood Pressure     Open Access  
Blood Pressure Monitoring     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Blood Purification     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Blood Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
BMC Hematology     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care     Open Access   (Followers: 29)
Bone Marrow Transplantation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease     Open Access   (Followers: 21)
British Journal of Haematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60)
British Journal of Primary Care Nursing - Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Kidney Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Canadian Journal of Diabetes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Case Reports in Hematology     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis     Open Access   (Followers: 32)
Clinical Diabetes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39)
Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Clinical Lymphoma & Myeloma     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Medicine Insights : Blood Disorders     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Conquest : The Official Journal of Diabetes Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Current Angiogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Current Diabetes Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Current Diabetes Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Current Hematologic Malignancy Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Current Opinion in Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Cytotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Der Diabetologe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Diabetes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 410)
Diabetes aktuell     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Diabetes Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 469)
Diabetes Case Reports     Open Access  
Diabetes Educator     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Diabetes Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 70)
Diabetes Spectrum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50)
Diabetes Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 23)
Diabetic Foot & Ankle     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Diabetic Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 147)
Diabetologia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 205)
Diabetologia Kliniczna     Hybrid Journal  
Diabetologie und Stoffwechsel     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Egyptian Journal of Haematology     Open Access  
eJHaem     Open Access  
European Journal of Haematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Experimental Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Experimental Hematology & Oncology     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Expert Review of Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Fluids and Barriers of the CNS     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Global Journal of Transfusion Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Haematologica - the Hematology journal     Open Access   (Followers: 33)
Haemophilia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 66)
Hematologia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Hematología     Open Access  
Hematology     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
Hematology Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Hematology, Transfusion and Cell Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Hemodialysis International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Hepatitis Monthly     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Immunohematology : Journal of Blood Group Serology and Molecular Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Info Diabetologie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
InFo Hämatologie + Onkologie : Interdisziplinäre Fortbildung von Ärzten für Ärzte     Full-text available via subscription  
Integrated Blood Pressure Control     Open Access  
International Blood Research & Reviews     Open Access  
International Journal of Clinical Transfusion Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Diabetes Research     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Hematologic Oncology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Hematology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Hematology-Oncology and Stem Cell Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Laboratory Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Iraqi Journal of Hematology     Open Access  
JMIR Diabetes     Open Access  
Journal of Blood Disorders & Transfusion     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Applied Hematology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Blood Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Diabetes     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Journal of Diabetes and its Complications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Diabetes Investigation     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Diabetes Mellitus     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Diabetes Research     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
Journal of Diabetes Research     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Hematological Malignancies     Open Access  
Journal of Hematology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Hematopathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Hypo & Hyperglycemia     Partially Free  
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Social Health and Diabetes     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 81)
Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 35)
Journal of Transfusion Medicine     Full-text available via subscription  
Kidney and Blood Pressure Research     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Leukemia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Leukemia and Lymphoma     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Leukemia Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Leukemia Research Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Leukemia Supplements     Full-text available via subscription  
Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases     Open Access  
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Diabetologie     Hybrid Journal  
Nutrition & Diabetes     Open Access   (Followers: 20)
Oncohematology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Open Diabetes Journal     Open Access  
Open Hematology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Open Hypertension Journal     Open Access  
Open Journal of Blood Diseases     Open Access  
Pediatric Blood & Cancer     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Pediatric Hematology Oncology Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Peritoneal Dialysis International     Hybrid Journal  
Platelets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Practical Diabetes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Primary Care Diabetes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Research & Reviews : Journal of Oncology and Hematology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Cubana de Hematología, Inmunología y Hemoterapia     Open Access  
Seminars in Hematology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45)
Thalassemia Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
The Lancet Haematology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38)
Therapeutic Advances in Hematology     Hybrid Journal  
Thrombosis & Haemostasis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 145)
Thrombosis Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47)
Transfusionsmedizin - Immunhämatologie, Hämotherapie, Immungenetik, Zelltherapie     Hybrid Journal  
Transplantation and Cellular Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Veins and Lymphatics     Open Access   (Followers: 1)

           

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Acta Haematologica
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.575
Citation Impact (citeScore): 1
Number of Followers: 23  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0001-5792 - ISSN (Online) 1421-9662
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  • IRF4 gene expression on the trail of molecular response: looking at
           chronic myeloid leukemia from another perspective

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      Abstract: IntroductionInterferon regulatory factor 4 (IRF4) is a transcriptional factor with a key role in the modulation of inflammation and immune surveillance. The IRF4 gene is downregulated in Philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms, and its expression is associated with prognosis and response to treatment. MethodsWe evaluated the IRF4 expression kinetics during tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment in a cohort of 116 chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients to elucidate its role in the disease course. ResultsA relationship between the IRF4 expression and the disease burden was observed at various disease stages. A correlation analysis between the International Scale (IS) and IRF4 values confirmed this close association. A significant increase is detected after 3 months of TKI treatment. Patients achieving early molecular response (EMR) had higher IRF4 values at both diagnosis and after 3 months of therapy as compared to those failing the EMR target. Patients achieving treatment-free remission (TFR) did not show IRF4 fluctuations during monitoring, while a decreased IRF4 expression emerged at the time of molecular relapse.ConclusionOur data seem to confirm the relevance of IRF4 in the pathogenesis of CML, suggesting a pivotal role at the disease onset and a predictive value during the CML course.

      PubDate: Tue, 04 Oct 2022 16:21:37 +020
       
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      Acta Haematol 2022;145:572–574
      PubDate: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 14:17:27 +020
       
  • Concomitant Immunosuppressive Therapy and Eculizumab Use in Patients with
           Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH): An International PNH Registry
           Analysis

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      Abstract: Introduction: Complement C5 inhibitor eculizumab is the first approved treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a rare hematologic disorder caused by uncontrolled terminal complement activation. Approximately 50% of patients with aplastic anemia (AA) have PNH cells. Limited data are available for patients with AA-PNH taking concomitant immunosuppressive therapy (IST) and eculizumab. Methods: Data from the International PNH Registry (NCT01374360) were used to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of eculizumab and IST in patients taking IST followed by concomitant eculizumab (IST+c-Ecu) or eculizumab followed by concomitant IST (Ecu+c-IST).Results: As of January 1, 2018, 181 Registry-enrolled patients were included in the eculizumab effectiveness analyses (n=138, IST+c-Ecu; n=43, Ecu+cIST); 87 additional patients received IST alone. Reductions from baseline with eculizumab were observed in the least squares mean lactate dehydrogenase ratio (IST+c-Ecu, −3.4; Ecu+c-IST, −3.5); thrombotic event incidence rates were similar between groups (IST+c-Ecu, 1.3; Ecu+c-IST, 0.7). Red blood cell transfusion rate ratios decreased from baseline for IST+c-Ecu (0.7) and increased for Ecu+c-IST (1.2); there were none for IST alone. Hematological parameters generally improved for IST+c-Ecu and IST alone, and changed minimally or worsened for Ecu+c-IST. Safety signals were generally consistent with those previously described for the respective therapies. Discussion/conclusion: Although some intergroup differences were seen, concomitant eculizumab and IST was safe and effective regardless of treatment sequence.

      PubDate: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 16:42:40 +020
       
  • High rates of anti-αIIbβ3 antibodies produced by a Glanzmann
           thrombasthenia patient after first and unique red blood cells
           administration

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      Abstract: Immunization against the platelet αIIbβ3 glycoprotein due to blood transfusion represents one of the most severe complications in Glanzmann thrombasthenia (GT) disease. Anti-αIIbβ3 isoantibodies development may lead to ineffective platelet transfusion and can, in case of pregnancy, cross the placenta leading to fetal thrombocytopenia. We describe here the case of a girl with type I GT who developed high rates of anti-αIIbβ3 isoantibodies after first and unique blood transfusion. Surprisingly, this patient had only received red blood cell concentrates and immunization was presumably stimulated by the residual presence of platelets in concentrates. This study emphasizes the need for regular anti-αIIbβ3 antibodies screening in GT, even though patients have never been previously transfused with platelet concentrates.

      PubDate: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 09:31:15 +020
       
  • A case of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis following second dose of
           COVID-19 vaccination

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      Abstract: Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare, severe hyperinflammatory disease characterized by overproduction of cytokines and hemophagocytosis of hematopoietic cells, resulting in multiorgan failure. Prompt treatment initiation is essential for patient survival. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to the rapid development of several vaccines, including BNT162b2 by Pfizer-BioNTech. Few cases of immune-mediated complications of COVID-19 and its vaccines have been reported, characterized by persistent stimulation of the immune system, resembling HLH. We report the case of a 21-year-old man with secondary HLH following a second dose of the BNT162b2 vaccine. The patient did not have primary HLH or other contributors to secondary HLH and met the HLH-2004 diagnostic criteria. He was safely treated with steroid pulse therapy alone, without etoposide, cyclosporin, or immunoglobulins, which are recommended for pediatric patients. Physicians need to be aware of such severe complications following a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

      PubDate: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 15:10:48 +020
       
  • A Retrospective Chart Review of 809 Patients With Physician-Diagnosed
           Essential Thrombocythemia Receiving Cytoreductive Therapy in US Community
           Oncology Practices

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      Abstract: Introduction: This analysis reports demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with physician-diagnosed essential thrombocythemia (ET) receiving cytoreductive therapy in US community clinical practice. Methods: Patient characteristics, medical history, diagnostic test results, signs/symptoms, treatment patterns, and physician practice settings were extracted from medical charts for patients with physician-diagnosed ET receiving cytoreductive therapy. Results: Among 809 patients (51.1% female; 75.4% White; median age, 69 years) from 50 community practices, 64.5% had physician-reported diagnosis per World Health Organization criteria. Only 48.8% underwent diagnostic bone marrow biopsies; 87.5% had JAK2 mutation testing. Among those tested, 512/708 (72.3%), 57/213 (26.8%), and 37/213 (17.4%) had JAK2, CALR, and MPL mutations, respectively. Of physician-assigned risk assessments, 41.8% were misclassifications based on data-derived risk assessment. Most patients (93.3%) received first-line hydroxyurea (HU) cytoreductive therapy. Discontinuations were primarily for intolerance (35.4%) and resistance (23.8%). Of those who discontinued, 65.9% received no subsequent therapy and had higher ET symptom rates at last visit versus patients continuing HU (48.8% vs 25.0%). Conclusion: This study shows notable gaps in ET diagnosis and management. Half of patients were diagnosed without bone marrow biopsy, many received incorrect risk assignment, and the majority who discontinued HU received no subsequent therapy despite continued need.

      PubDate: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 10:31:25 +020
       
  • Stroke Prevention with Hydroxyurea Enabled through Research and Education
           

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      Abstract: Introduction: Stroke is a severe complication of sickle cell anemia (SCA), with devastating sequelae. Transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasonography predicts stroke risk, but implementing TCD screening with suitable treatment for primary stroke prevention in low-resource environments remains challenging. SPHERE (NCT03948867) is a prospective phase 2 open-label hydroxyurea trial for SCA in Tanzania. Methods: After formal training and certification, local personnel screened children 2-16 years old; those with conditional (170-199 cm/sec) or abnormal (≥200 cm/sec) time-averaged mean velocities (TAMV) received hydroxyurea at 20 mg/kg/day with dose escalation to maximum tolerated dose (MTD). The primary study endpoint is change in TAMV after 12 months of hydroxyurea; secondary endpoints include SCA-related clinical events, splenic volume and function, renal function, infections, hydroxyurea pharmacokinetics, and genetic modifiers. Results: Between April 2019 and April 2020, 202 children (average 6.8±3.5 years, 53% female) enrolled and underwent TCD screening; 196 were deemed eligible by DNA testing. Most had numerous previous hospitalizations and transfusions, with low baseline hemoglobin (7.7±1.1 g/dL) and %HbF (9.3±5.4%). Palpable splenomegaly was present at enrollment in 49 (25%); average sonographic splenic volume was 103 mL (range 8-1045 mL). TCD screening identified 22% conditional and 2% abnormal velocities, with hydroxyurea treatment initiated in 96% (45/47) eligible children. Conclusion: SPHERE has built local capacity with high-quality research infrastructure and TCD screening for SCA in Tanzania. Fully enrolled, participants have a high prevalence of elevated baseline TCD velocities and splenomegaly. SPHERE will prospectively determine the benefits of hydroxyurea at MTD for primary stroke prevention, anticipating expanded access to hydroxyurea treatment across Tanzania.

      PubDate: Wed, 17 Aug 2022 08:27:23 +020
       
  • Monitoring minimal residual disease in RUNX1-mutated acute myeloid
           leukemia

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      Abstract: Introduction: Mutated RUNX1 is considered a poor prognostic factor and usually is mutually exclusive with NPM1 mutations. Monitoring of molecular markers for minimal residual disease provides a powerful tool to assess remission and guide clinical decisions. Methods: Newly diagnosed RUNX1-mutated AML patients, designated to intensive chemotherapy-based treatment or non-intensive regimens, were monitored for mutated RUNX1 transcript levels by qPCR with patient-specific primers. Samples were obtained along the treatment course and follow-up.Results: A clear correlation was observed between mutated RUNX1 levels and response to treatment as observed by flow-cytometry and STR-based assessment. Conclusion: We demonstrate the feasibility of RUNX1-based MRD to correlate with the clinicopathological status of leukemia. We further suggest how RUNX1 qPCR monitoring can influence clinical decision-making and contribute to improved personalized patient care.

      PubDate: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 11:43:06 +020
       
  • A gene signature comprising seven pyroptosis-related genes predicts
           prognosis in pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia

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      Abstract: Introduction: To construct a pyroptosis-related risk score (RS) model for the prognosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).Methods: The TARGET (training) and E-MTAB-1216 (validation) datasets were downloaded. Pyroptosis-related genes with differences in expression were identified between the recurrent and non-recurrent samples of the training dataset. An RS prognostic model comprising seven pyroptosis-related genes was constructed using LASSO regression coefficients. The samples were classified into the high- and low-risk groups using the RS model; the differentially expressed genes (DEGs) between these groups were identified, followed by DEG functional analysis and the immunological evaluation of these groups.Results: Forty-nine pyroptosis-related genes, including 22 DEGs, were screened. WT1, NPM, FLT3/ITD, and CEBPA mutations were found in most pediatric AML samples. An RS prognostic model was constructed using seven pyroptosis-related genes. The two risk groups and prognostic data were significantly related. FLT3/ITD mutations, CEBPA mutations, and RS model status were identified as independent prognostic factors, using the clinical information. The DEGs between the two groups were correlated with immune-related pathways. Moreover, the immune cell distribution and occurrence of immune-related pathways were notably decreased in the high-risk group.Discussion/Conclusion: Seven pyroptosis-related genes, CHMP2A, PRKACA, CASP9, IRF2, CHMP3, HMGB1, and AIM2, can predict the prognosis and recurrence of childhood AML.

      PubDate: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 10:16:51 +020
       
  • Treatment-free remission in real-world chronic myeloid leukemia patients:
           Insights from German hematology practices

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      Abstract: IntroductionTreatment-free remission (TFR) is increasingly considered as treatment goal for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), but information on the disposition and outcome of TFR in clinical practice is scarce. Here we report the characteristics of patients with CML in deep molecular remission (DMR) and/or after an attempt of TFR reported by 33 German hematologists. MethodsData were collected retrospectively by means of a questionnaire. Patients were eligible if they had either discontinued tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy or had achieved DMR of at least MR4 (BCR-ABL ≤0.01%) prior to the time-point of data collection. Results797 patients were included in the analysis, out of which 281 patients had been discontinued from TKI treatment. TKI discontinuation rates among practices were variable, ranging from 0-36 patients. Mean time from TKI initiation to discontinuation was 7.2 years, mean duration of MR4 before TFR was 3.5 years. At the time of entering TFR, most patients (90.8%) had achieved a deep molecular response (≥MR4). BCR-ABL monitoring during TFR was performed heterogeneously: Within the first six months of TFR, 58.6% of the practices reported mean monitoring intervals of 8 weeks. After entering TFR, 53.2% of patients remained in MR4 or better. TKI treatment was re-initiated in 108 patients, mainly for loss of major molecular remission. ConclusionsThese clinical data from a German real-life population show that TKI discontinuation is feasible in clinical practice. Outcomes appear to be comparable to those reported in clinical trials, but molecular monitoring in TFR is rather variable.

      PubDate: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 09:42:33 +020
       
 
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