[Curative efficacy of fludarabine combined with rituximab and amifostine on aged patient with B-chronic lymphocytic leukemia].

@article{Liu2007CurativeEO,
  title={[Curative efficacy of fludarabine combined with rituximab and amifostine on aged patient with B-chronic lymphocytic leukemia].},
  author={Yang Liu and Hong-Li Zhu and Xue-chun Lu and Shengwen Li},
  journal={Zhongguo shi yan xue ye xue za zhi},
  year={2007},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          989-92
        }
}
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is characterized by a progressive accumulation of lymphocytes, which occurs predominantly in elderly patients. As present one of the major problems in the treatment of CLL is low complete remission rate, others are complication and toxicity of drugs, such as myelosuppression, infections and disorder of immunosystem function, especially in elderly patients. This study reported that a 74-year-old male patient with B-CLL effectively and safely was treated with… CONTINUE READING

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