T Yanagisako

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The authors examined peripheral blood samples from patients with adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) using the monoclonal antibody Ki-67 which detects a nuclear antigen present in actively proliferating cells. In patients with chronic ATL, the percentage of Ki-67-positive cells was significantly lower than in acute ATL patients (median values, 3.3% versus 18.9%, P(More)
In a retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy of isoniazid (INH) for the prevention of tuberculosis, we studied 1760 patients with hematological malignancies over a twenty-year period (1970-1989). 759 patients received oral INH, most of all received 400 mg per day. Only one (0.1%) of the patients receiving INH developed tuberculosis, whereas nine (0.9%)(More)
In a retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy of sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (SMX-TMP) for the prevention of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis, we studied 1760 patients wit hematological malignancies over a twenty-year period (1970-1989). 449 patients received oral SMX-TMP, most of all received 400 mg of SMX and 80 mg of TMP twice per day. None of the(More)
We have treated 20 adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and 2 patients with lymphoblastic lymphoma with a protocol modified from L-10M of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Eighteen patients (81.8%) entered complete remission (CR). Eight of them eventually relapsed (only 1 patient had a meningeal relapse) and died. Median CR(More)
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