José Francisco C Marques Júnior

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Allogeneic peripheral blood progenitor cells have shown advantages over bone marrow in terms of favorable kinetics of hematopoietic reconstitution leading to accelerated platelet and neutrophil recovery, without an increase in the incidence or severity of acute graft-versus-host-disease (a-GvHD).1 The most important problems related to the PBPC transplant(More)
Hydroxyurea is one of the most successfully used therapies for sickle cell disease. Results of many clinical trials point to hydroxyurea administration for patients with frequent painful crises and acute chest syndrome. Priapism is one of the complications that could be prevented by hydroxyurea, but there are few reports demonstrating the results. Since(More)
PURPOSE We evaluate the effectiveness and toxicity of high-dose sequential chemotherapy (HDS) as salvage therapy in patients with advanced-stage Hodgkin lymphoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis on 77 patients receiving HDS between 1998 and 2006. Patients enrolled were in disease progression or relapsed disease, or did not(More)
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