September, 2010
No. 95 (9)

Editorials

Articles

Common clonal origin of an acute B-lymphoblastic leukemia and a Langerhans’ cell sarcoma: evidence for hematopoietic plasticity

Richard Ratei, Michael Hummel, Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Doris Jähne, Renate Arnold, Bernd Dörken, Stephan Mathas, Thomas Benter, Oliver Dudeck, Wolf-Dieter Ludwig, Harald Stein

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.021212

Apolipoprotein A-I and serum amyloid A plasma levels are biomarkers of acute painful episodes in patients with sickle cell disease

Ashaunta Tumblin, Anitaben Tailor, Gerard T. Hoehn, A. Kyle Mack, Laurel Mendelsohn, Lita Freeman, Xiuli Xu, Alan T. Remaley, Peter J. Munson, Anthony F. Suffredini, Gregory J. Kato

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.018044

Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Transcription factor mutations in myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms

Thomas Ernst, Andrew Chase, Katerina Zoi, Katherine Waghorn, Claire Hidalgo-Curtis, Joannah Score, Amy Jones, Francis Grand, Andreas Reiter, Andreas Hochhaus, Nicholas C.P. Cross

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.021808

Genomic profiling of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia by single nucleotide polymorphism oligonucleotide microarray and comparison to pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Ryoko Okamoto, Seishi Ogawa, Daniel Nowak, Norihiko Kawamata, Tadayuki Akagi, Motohiro Kato, Masashi Sanada, Tamara Weiss, Claudia Haferlach, Martin Dugas, Christian Ruckert, Torsten Haferlach, H. Phillip Koeffler

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.011114

Dexamethasone compared to prednisolone for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or lymphoblastic lymphoma: final results of the ALL-4 randomized, phase III trial of the EORTC Leukemia Group

Boris Labar, Stefan Suciu, Roel Willemze, Petra Muus, Jean-Pierre Marie, Georges Fillet, Zwi Berneman, Branimir Jaksic, Walter Feremans, Dominique Bron, Harm Sinnige, Martin Mistrik, Gerard Vreugdenhil, Robrecht De Bock, Damir Nemet, Caroline Gilotay, Sergio Amadori, Theo de Witte

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.018580

Different response to salvage chemotherapy but similar post-transplant outcomes in patients with relapsed and refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Noemi Puig, Melania Pintilie, Tara Seshadri, Khalil al-Farsi, Tracy Nagy, Norman Franke, Richard Tsang, Armand Keating, Michael Crump, John Kuruvilla

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.019943

Validation, revision and extension of the Mantle Cell Lymphoma International Prognostic Index in a population-based setting

Saskia A.M. van de Schans, Maryska L.G. Janssen-Heijnen, Marten R. Nijziel, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Dick Johan van Spronsen

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.021113

Role of NOXA and its ubiquitination in proteasome inhibitor-induced apoptosis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells

Maria Baou, Susan L. Kohlhaas, Michael Butterworth, Meike Vogler, David Dinsdale, Renata Walewska, Aneela Majid, Eric Eldering, Martin J.S. Dyer, Gerald M. Cohen

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.022368

High-density screening reveals a different spectrum of genomic aberrations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients with ‘stereotyped’ IGHV3-21 and IGHV4-34 B-cell receptors

Millaray Marincevic, Nicola Cahill, Rebeqa Gunnarsson, Anders Isaksson, Mahmoud Mansouri, Hanna Göransson, Markus Rasmussen, Mattias Jansson, Fergus Ryan, Karin Karlsson, Hans-Olov Adami, Fred Davi, Jesper Jurlander, Gunnar Juliusson, Kostas Stamatopoulos, Richard Rosenquist

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.021014

Expanded and highly active proliferation centers identify a histological subtype of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (“accelerated” chronic lymphocytic leukemia) with aggressive clinical behavior

Eva Giné, Antoni Martinez, Neus Villamor, Armando López-Guillermo, Mireia Camos, Daniel Martinez, Jordi Esteve, Xavier Calvo, Ana Muntañola, Pau Abrisqueta, Maria Rozman, Ciril Rozman, Francesc Bosch, Elias Campo, Emili Montserrat

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.022277

Analysis of a French cohort of patients with large granular lymphocyte leukemia: a report on 229 cases

Benoît Bareau, Jérôme Rey, Mohamed Hamidou, Jean Donadieu, Jeff Morcet, Oumedaly Reman, Nicolas Schleinitz, Olivier Tournilhac, Mikael Roussel, Thierry Fest, Thierry Lamy

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.018481

Thalidomide maintenance treatment increases progression-free but not overall survival in elderly patients with myeloma

Heinz Ludwig, Zdenek Adam, Elena Tóthová, Roman Hajek, Boris Labar, Miklós Egyed, Ivan Spicka, Heinz Gisslinger, Johannes Drach, Ingrid Kuhn, Axel Hinke, Niklas Zojer

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.020586

Multiple domains of ADAMTS13 are targeted by autoantibodies against ADAMTS13 in patients with acquired idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

X. Long Zheng, Haifeng M. Wu, Dezhi Shang, Erica Falls, Christopher G. Skipwith, Spero R. Cataland, Charles L. Bennett, Hau C. Kwaan

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.019299

Similar hypercoagulable state and thrombosis risk in type I and type III protein S-deficient individuals from families with mixed type I/III protein S deficiency

Elisabetta Castoldi, Lisbeth F.A. Maurissen, Daniela Tormene, Luca Spiezia, Sabrina Gavasso, Claudia Radu, Tilman M. Hackeng, Jan Rosing, Paolo Simioni

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.021923

CD8+ T-cell immunity against cancer-testis antigens develops following allogeneic stem cell transplantation and reveals a potential mechanism for the graft-versus-leukemia effect

Andrew McLarnon, Karen P. Piper, Oliver C. Goodyear, Julie M. Arrazi, Premini Mahendra, Mark Cook, Fiona Clark, Guy Pratt, Charles Craddock, Paul. A.H. Moss

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.019539

Efficient lysis of rhabdomyosarcoma cells by cytokine-induced killer cells: implications for adoptive immunotherapy after allogeneic stem cell transplantation

Selim Kuçi, Eva Rettinger, Bernhard Voß, Gerrit Weber, Miriam Stais, Hermann Kreyenberg, Andre Willasch, Zyrafete Kuçi, Ewa Koscielniak, Stephan Klöss, Dorothee von Laer, Thomas Klingebiel, Peter Bader

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.019885

Errata Corrige

Letters to the Editor

Mutations in the let-7 binding site - a mechanism of RAS activation in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia?

Doris Steinemann, Marcel Tauscher, Inka Praulich, Charlotte M. Niemeyer, Christian Flotho, Brigitte Schlegelberger

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2010.024984

Online Only Articles

Brief Reports

Loss of the Y chromosome in Philadelphia-positive cells predicts a poor response of chronic myeloid leukemia patients to imatinib mesylate therapy

Eric Lippert, Gabriel Etienne, Marie-Joelle Mozziconacci, Sophy Laibe, Carine Gervais, Stéphane Girault, Nathalie Gachard, Isabelle Tigaud, Nicole Dastugue, François Huguet, Marie-Pierre Fort, Laurence Legros, Virginie Eclache, Francois-Xavier Mahon

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.019109

Multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children undergoing chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Désirée Caselli, Simone Cesaro, Ottavio Ziino, Giulio Zanazzo, Rosaria Manicone, Susanna Livadiotti, Monica Cellini, Stefano Frenos, Giuseppe M. Milano, Barbara Cappelli, Maria Licciardello, Chiara Beretta, Maurizio Aricò, Elio Castagnola

https://doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2009.020867

Decision Making and Problem Solving