Ham-Wasserman lecture: treatment of acute leukemia by inducing differentiation and apoptosis.

  • Zhen-yi Wang
  • Published 2003 in
    Hematology. American Society of Hematology…


Conventional treatment of acute leukemia involves the use of cytotoxic agents (chemotherapy), but other strategies have been explored. All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and arsenic have clearly been effective in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), which creates the possibility that other types of acute leukemia can be conquered by selectively… (More)


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