AMLAcute my elo ge nou s le u kern i a

ANC Absolute neutrophil count

ANLL Acute non lymphocytic leukemia

CCR C ont i nu ou s cornple t e rem issioii

CD Cluster determinants

CML Chronic myelogenous leukemia

CR Complete remission

CSF Cerebral spinal fluid

DFS Disease-free survival

EFS Eve dl-free survival

FAB French'-Am erica n-British

FISH Fluorescent in-situ hybridizaLion

G-CSF Granu locy le colon y- st i mulat i ng factor

GM-CSF Granulocyte-macrophage cdony-stimulating factor

GVHD Graft-versus-host disease

GVL Graft-versus-leukemia (effect)

HLA Human, leukocyte antigen

HSCT Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

M DS Myelody spla stic sy od rom e

MPD Myeloproliferative disorder

MRD Minimal residual disease

MUD Matched unrelated donor

ÖS Overall survival

Ph+ Philadelphia chromosome

TBI Total-body radiation

T L S Tu mo r lysis synd rome

WHO World Health Organization

XRT Irradiation

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