Letter to the Editor

Leukemia (2010) 24, 211–215; doi:10.1038/leu.2009.187; published online 10 September 2009

Large but not small copy-number alterations correlate to high-risk genomic aberrations and survival in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a high-resolution genomic screening of newly diagnosed patients

R Gunnarsson1, A Isaksson2, M Mansouri3, H Göransson2, M Jansson3, N Cahill3, M Rasmussen2, J Staaf4, J Lundin5, S Norin6, A M Buhl7, K E Smedby8, H Hjalgrim9, K Karlsson1, J Jurlander7, G Juliusson1,10 and R Rosenquist3,10

  1. 1Department of Laboratory Medicine, Stem Cell Center, Hematology and Transplantation, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  2. 2Department of Medical Sciences, Cancer Pharmacology and Informatics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  3. 3Department of Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  4. 4Department of Oncology, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  5. 5Departments of Hematology/Oncology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  6. 6Department of Hematology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  7. 7Department of Hematology, Leukemia Laboratory, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
  8. 8Department of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  9. 9Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark

Correspondence: R Gunnarsson, E-mail: rebeqa.gunnarsson@med.lu.se

10These two authors contributed equally to this work.