Chemotherapy in hairy cell leukemia. Preliminary results of a nonaggressive regimen.


Three patients with hairy cell leukemia, only one splenectomized, were treated with a combination of vinblastine plus bleomycin at low doses. One achieved a complete remission and another achieved a good partial hematologic and bone marrow remission. Neither of them has relapsed after follow-up periods of 34 and 17 months, respectively. The third patient… (More)