Etanercept for steroid-refractory acute graft versus host disease following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

BACKGROUND/AIMS The treatment for steroid-refractory acute graft versus host disease (GVHD) after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) needs to be standardized. We report our clinical experience with etanercept for steroid-refractory acute GVHD. METHODS Eighteen patients who underwent allo-SCT and presented with steroid-refractory acute GVHD at… CONTINUE READING