Aggressive treatment improves survival in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Abstract

20 consecutive adult patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia were treated with an intense induction regimen including vincristine, doxorubicin, prednisolone, L-asparaginase and cyclophosphamide. 16 patients (80%) achieved complete remission and were then given CNS prophylaxis and 3 years of maintenance therapy. With minimum follow-up of 24 months, the… (More)

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@article{Smedmyr1988AggressiveTI, title={Aggressive treatment improves survival in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.}, author={Bengt Smedmyr and Andreas Killander and Bengt Simonsson and Christer Sundstr{\"{o}m}, journal={European journal of haematology}, year={1988}, volume={41 5}, pages={478-81} }