Effect of the microtransplantation of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as maintenance therapy for elderly patients with acute leukemia.

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The incidence of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) increases with age. Elderly patients with AML are less tolerant to high-intensity consolidation therapy than younger patients, with significantly worse prognoses. Induction and consolidation therapy combined with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell microtransplantation may improve the prognosis of elderly… (More)

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@article{Kong2015EffectOT, title={Effect of the microtransplantation of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cells as maintenance therapy for elderly patients with acute leukemia.}, author={Xiangjing Kong and Yongsheng Chen and Lianxin Wang and Yali Zhou and Yuanyuan He and Weiye Nie and Xinhua Zhang and Xiaolin Yin}, journal={Oncology letters}, year={2015}, volume={9 5}, pages={2331-2334} }