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Intensification of treatment for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: results of U.K. Medical Research Council randomized trial UKALL XA. Medical Research Council Working Party on Leukaemia in Adults.

Abstract:

The MRC UKALL XA trial for patients aged 15 years and over with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia was designed to evaluate short blocks of intensive 'AML-style' treatment. Between 1985 and 1992, 618 eligible patients were entered into the trial. 450 patients were randomized to receive early intensification at 5 weeks, late intensification at 20 weeks, both, or neither. Unlike the concurrent children's trial, UKALL X, which was of similar design, UKALL XA does not demonstrate a clear benefit for i...

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Durrant, IJ More by this author
Prentice, HG More by this author
Richards, SM More by this author
Journal:
British journal of haematology
Volume:
99
Issue:
1
Pages:
84-92
Publication date:
1997-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-2141
ISSN:
0007-1048
URN:
uuid:1a5c1e6e-fd61-4fda-af66-a74779811ca7
Source identifiers:
88566
Local pid:
pubs:88566

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