Long-term follow-up of short intensive multiagent chemotherapy without high-dose methotrexate (‘Orange’) in children with advanced non-lymphoblastic non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a Children's Cancer Group Report

Despite prolonged therapy (18 months), children with advanced non-lymphoblastic, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) treated on previous Children's Cancer Group (CCG) trials achieved less than a 60% 5-year event-free survival (EFS). In this study we piloted a shorter but more intensive protocol (‘Orange’) to determine the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of this… CONTINUE READING