Improved outcome after relapse in children with acute myeloid leukaemia.

  title={Improved outcome after relapse in children with acute myeloid leukaemia.},
  author={Jonas Abrahamsson and Niels Clausen and G{\"o}ran Gustafsson and Liisa Hovi and Gudmundur K J{\'o}nmundsson and Bernward Zeller and Erik Forestier and Jesper Heldrup and Henrik Hasle},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  volume={136 2},
In the Nordic Society for Paediatric Haematology and Oncology paediatric study acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) 93, event-free survival was 50% and overall survival was 66%, indicating that many patients were cured following relapse. Factors influencing outcome in children with relapsed AML were investigated. The study included all 146 children in the Nordic countries diagnosed with AML between 1988 and 2003, who relapsed. Data on disease characteristics and relapse treatment were related to… CONTINUE READING


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