Cytogenetic studies can identify numerical and structural chromosomal abnormalities that are diagnostic and/or prognostic for certain types of leukemia, lymphoma, myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative disorders. Chromosome analysis is also used for staging lymphoma, monitoring treatment and predicting relapse. Leukemias and lymphomas can often be characterized by specific chromosome abnormalities. Chromosome analysis aids the physician in determining the precise diagnosis, prognosis and optimal treatment method
Also known as: Chromosome Analysis Adult Leukemia.