High-dose melphalan for multiple myeloma: long-term follow-up data.

PURPOSE To present long-term follow-up data of patients with myeloma treated with high-dose melphalan HDM, including an assessment of prognostic factors. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between November 1981 and April 1986, 63 previously untreated patients with multiple myeloma received HDM 140 mg/m2 without autologous bone marrow transplantation. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING