Definition of a standard-risk group in children with AML.

To define paediatric AML patients with a favourable outcome in order to design a risk-adapted therapy, we analysed 489 children under 17 years of age treated similarly in studies AML-BFM 83 and 87. 369 patients (75.4%) achieved remission. Estimated probabilities of survival, event-free survival (EFS) and disease-free survival (DFS) at 5 years were 50% (SE 2… (More)