Early death in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: does malnutrition play a role?

@article{RiveraLuna2008EarlyDI,
  title={Early death in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: does malnutrition play a role?},
  author={Roberto Rivera-Luna and Alberto Olaya-Vargas and Martha Vel{\'a}squez-Avi{\~n}a and Silvestre Frenk and Roc{\'i}o C{\'a}rdenas-Card{\'o}s and Carlos A. Leal-Leal and Oscar P{\'e}rez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Armando Bernardo Mart{\'i}nez-Avalos},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={17-26}
}
The study aim was to correlate malnutrition and early death in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). A study was conducted in 100 consecutive children with ALL. An analysis included clinical and laboratory parameters as well as co-morbidity factors. Forty patients were standard risk and 60 high risk. Multivariate analysis showed variables of… CONTINUE READING