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Table 1 Interpahse FISH results of the patients with the TEL-AML1 fusion gene at diagnosis

From: Persistence of TEL-AML1 fusion gene as minimal residual disease has no additive prognostic value in CD 10 positive B-acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a FISH study

   Clinical course  
   CR1 CR2 CR2, CNS relapse and death Resistant and death Total P
T (12; 21) at Diagnosis Yes 20 9 1 0 30 0.003
  No 9 31 2 8 50  
Total   29 40 3 8 80  
  1. FISH, fluorescence in situ hybridization; CR1, first complete remission; CR2, second complete remission; CNS, involvement of the central nervous system.