Extramedullary lesions in non-lymphocytic leukemia: results of radiation therapy.

@article{Chak1983ExtramedullaryLI,
  title={Extramedullary lesions in non-lymphocytic leukemia: results of radiation therapy.},
  author={L Y Chak and Michael D. Sapozink and RecognitionG. S. Cox},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1983},
  volume={9 8},
  pages={1173-6}
}
Fifty-four courses of radiotherapy were given to 33 patients with symptomatic extramedullary involvement by non-lymphocytic leukemia. Among them were 23 cases of granulocytic sarcoma. Analysis of the treatment response showed that age, hematopathologic type and quality of irradiation did not influence the radiation response. However, a dose response relationship could be demonstrated with a statistically significant difference in response among the four groups of patients treated to total doses… CONTINUE READING

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