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Feasibility and efficacy of maintenance chemotherapy following autologous bone marrow transplantation for first remission acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Abstract:

Thirty-eight patients with poor risk ALL in first remission received maintenance chemotherapy following ABMT. Patients were conditioned for ABMT with high-dose melphalan and single fraction total body irradiation. Maintenance chemotherapy was commenced in a total of 26 patients and was tolerated to a median daily dose of 6-mercaptopurine of 40.5 mg/m2 and a median weekly dose of MTX 8.3 mg/m2. Twenty patients remain alive in first remission with a projected disease-free survival of 50% and a ...

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Journal:
Bone marrow transplantation
Volume:
12
Issue:
5
Pages:
449-455
Publication date:
1993-11-05
EISSN:
1476-5365
ISSN:
0268-3369
URN:
uuid:d52f4dec-ac2b-4b09-9508-f32096b73549
Source identifiers:
66986
Local pid:
pubs:66986

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