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Frequencies of the major subgroups of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Indian children differ from the West

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Siraj, A., Kamat, S., Gutiérrez, M. et al. Frequencies of the major subgroups of precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Indian children differ from the West. Leukemia 17, 1192–1193 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.leu.2402931

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