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Adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: emerging from the shadow of paediatric and adult treatment protocols.

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Adolescents and young adults (AYA) with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) constitute a distinct population from children and older adults. Based on patterns of referral, they may be treated by either paediatric or adult oncologists. As a group, AYA with ALL have a worse survival and event-free survival (EFS) compared to that achieved by younger children. A systematic review of all published clinical trials, which provide data on treatment and outcome of adolescents with ALL, has been summar...

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10.1002/pbc.20776

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Pediatric blood and cancer
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
748-756
Publication date:
2006-11-01
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EISSN:
1545-5017
ISSN:
1545-5009
Source identifiers:
66773
Language:
English
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pubs:66773
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uuid:14065500-123e-4789-b6d7-daf047ec4ae7
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pubs:66773
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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