Early allogeneic stem cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia in the imatinib era: a preliminary assessment.


We have examined the role of early allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) who enter a complete cytogenetic remission with imatinib mesylate. Three kinds of data were used to examine the effect of the outcome of current BCR-ABL inhibitor treatment compared to early allogeneic stem… (More)