Autologous bone marrow transplantation for advanced stage adult lymphoblastic lymphoma in first complete remission. Report of the Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Cooperative Study Group (NHLCSG).


Thirty-six successive adult patients with lymphoblastic lymphoma entered a study of sequential chemotherapy consisting of an intensive LSA2-L2-type protocol to induce first complete remission. Eighteen patients in first CR (median age 22 years, range 15-51), underwent autologous bone marrow transplantation after receiving a conditioning regimen consisting… (More)