Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Dinsmore1983AllogeneicBM,
  title={Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Robert E. Dinsmore and Darryl Kirkpatrick and Neal Flomenberg and Subhash C Gulati and Neena Kapoor and Brenda Shank and Alistair Reid and Susan Groshen and Richard J O'reilly},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1983},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={381-8}
}
Fifty-two patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) underwent allogeneic bone marrow transplantation following cytoreduction with total body irradiation and cyclophosphamide. Twenty-two patients were in second remission, 15 in a later remission, and 15 were in relapse at the time of the transplant. At a median follow-up of 24 mo, 14 of those in second remission survive in continuous remission compared to 5 in later remission and 4 in the relapse group. Statistical analysis showed an… CONTINUE READING