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Leukemias and Lymphomas: Genetics

  1. A Thomas Look,
  2. Adolfo A Ferrando

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005553



How to Cite

Look, A. T. and Ferrando, A. A. 2006. Leukemias and Lymphomas: Genetics. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006


Leukemias and lymphomas are some of the best-understood cancers at the molecular level. Genes involved in the pathogenesis of these diseases exemplify some of the primary mechanisms that contribute to human cancer.


  • cancer;
  • leukemia;
  • lymphoma