Primary plasma cell leukemia: a retrospective multicenter study of 73 patients

Livio Pagano, Cg Valentini, Valerio De Stefano, Antonella Venditti, G Visani, Mt Petrucci, A Candoni, G Specchia, C Visco, Em Pogliani, Ferdinando Ferrara, P Galieni, Alessandra Gozzetti, Luana Fianchi, M De Muro, Giuseppe Leone, P Musto, A. Pulsoni

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Epidemiological and clinical information on primary plasma cell leukemia (pPCL) are rarely reported. The aims are to evaluate the clinical features, prognostic factors, and efficacy of treatments in pPCL.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1628-1635
Number of pages8
JournalAnnals of Oncology
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anthracyclines
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Boronic Acids
  • Cohort Studies
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Humans
  • Leukemia, Plasma Cell
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Pyrazines
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Survival Rate
  • Thalidomide
  • Transplantation, Autologous
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Young Adult


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