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Prognostic importance of myelosuppression during maintenance treatment of lymphoblastic leukaemia. Leukaemia in Childhood Working Party of the Medical Research Council.

Abstract:

Children from the UKALL V trial were studied to assess the clinical importance of myelosuppression during uninterrupted 'maintenance' treatment of 'standard risk' lymphoblastic leukaemia. Those receiving daily 6-mercaptopurine and weekly methotrexate who were in first remission 20 months from diagnosis were divided into two groups on the basis of whether or not they had ever had an absolute neutrophil count of less than 0.5 x 10(9)/l recorded during maintenance treatment up to that time. Of 1...

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10.1136/adc.64.9.1231

Authors


Lilleyman, JS More by this author
Richards, SM More by this author
Journal:
Archives of disease in childhood
Volume:
64
Issue:
9
Pages:
1231-1234
Publication date:
1989-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
0003-9888
URN:
uuid:857a85fd-d7a5-49ac-9f30-e4db7a41202c
Source identifiers:
96027
Local pid:
pubs:96027

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