Takeaki Takenaka

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The effect of enhancing the dose intensity (DI) of the key drugs in multidrug combination chemotherapy for malignant lymphoma is uncertain. We investigated the survival benefit of dose-intensified multidrug combination chemotherapy for intermediate- or high-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Patients without any prior chemotherapy were randomly assigned(More)
Although ABVD (doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine and dacarbazine) therapy has been regarded as a standard of care for advanced-stage Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) since 1992, there has been no prospective data of ABVD therapy in Japan. To investigate the efficacy and safety of ABVd therapy with the lower dose of dacarbazine (250 mg/m(2)) in patients with newly(More)
To investigate whether combination chemotherapy with vincristine, cyclophosphamide, prednisolone, and melphalan (COP/ MP) with the addition of ranimustine (MCNU) (MCNU-COP/MP) is superior to the slightly modified COP/MP (mCOP/MP) regimen in multiple myeloma (MM), a multicenter randomized study was performed. Two hundred ten patients with newly diagnosed,(More)
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