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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young adults: two chemotherapeutic protocols for the treatment of 46 patients.

  title={Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young adults: two chemotherapeutic protocols for the treatment of 46 patients.},
  author={C L Ho and Yanshuang Chen and W. Y. Kao and Tsu Yi Chao},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={63 1},
  • C L Ho, Y. Chen, +1 author T. Chao
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed
BACKGROUND Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in adults has a very poor prognosis. Many chemotherapeutic protocols have been designed to try to improve treatment results for adult ALL. Two chemotherapeutic protocols were used to treat young adult ALL patients in our institute and treatment results are reported. METHODS From 1984 through 1997, 46 young adult patients with ALL were treated. There were 43 males and three females. Their ages ranged from 16 to 38 years, with a median of 24 years… 
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