Late effects of chemotherapy compared to bone marrow transplantation in the treatment of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplasia.

@article{Leahey1999LateEO,
  title={Late effects of chemotherapy compared to bone marrow transplantation in the treatment of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplasia.},
  author={Ann M Leahey and Hanneke A. Teunissen and Debra L. Friedman and Thomas Moshang and Beverly J. Lange and Anna T. Meadows},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={163-9}
}
BACKGROUND As more pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) survive, comparison of the late effects of various therapies becomes increasingly important. This study of survivors of AML is the largest to date comparing the late effects of patients treated with chemotherapy (CT) with or without irradiation (RT) or CT followed by bone marrow transplantation (BMT). PROCEDURE In a retrospective review of 228 patients with AML or MDS from 1970 to 1995… CONTINUE READING

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