A critical comparison of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation and conventional chemotherapy as treatment for acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.

@article{Begg1984ACC,
  title={A critical comparison of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation and conventional chemotherapy as treatment for acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.},
  author={Colin B. Begg and Philip B Mcglave and J. Michael Bennett and Peter A. Cassileth and Martin M. Oken},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1984},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={369-78}
}
Published data from two centers conducting bone marrow transplantation on patients with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia in first remission were pooled and compared with results from an Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) study in which patients were treated with conventional chemotherapy. A series of adjustments were made to the ECOG sample to account for selection factors that restrict access of patients to transplantation. The transplant sample exhibits considerably higher disease-free… CONTINUE READING