Acute leukemia following therapy for teratoma.


Three cases of acute leukemia are reported following aggressive therapy for inoperable germ cell tumors. Two patients were treated by radiation plus cytotoxic chemotherapy and the third received only drugs. The time between onset of these therapies to death from leukemia was 4, 17 and 61 months.


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@article{Hoekman1984AcuteLF, title={Acute leukemia following therapy for teratoma.}, author={Klaus Hoekman and W. W. ten Bokkel Huinink and M A Egbers-Bogaards and J G Mcvie and Renier Somers}, journal={European journal of cancer & clinical oncology}, year={1984}, volume={20 4}, pages={501-2} }