Leukaemia with CNS involvement tied to worse survival outcomes

CNS involvement 'should be treated as a negative prognostic marker', researchers say.
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In adults with acute myeloid leukemia, those with CNS involvement have worse overall survival, according to a review in Leukemia Research.

US researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to characterise survival outcomes in patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) with CNS involvement.