Autologous bone marrow transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia.

  title={Autologous bone marrow transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia.},
  author={K Imrie and Karel A. Dicke and Armand Keating},
  journal={Stem cells},
  volume={14 1},
Despite progress over the past three decades, most patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) treated with conventional chemotherapy alone relapse and die of recurrent leukemia. Treatments used to improve outcome include allogeneic (alloBMT) and autologous bone marrow transplantation (ABMT). Indications for transplantation and the relative merits of alloBMT and ABMT remain unclear. In this review, we evaluate evidence supporting a role of ABMT in AML and compare the results with outcomes after… CONTINUE READING


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