Low-dose cytosine arabinoside in the myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myelogenous leukemia.

Abstract

Seven patients with a myelodysplastic syndrome or "smoldering" acute myelogenous leukemia were treated with cytosine arabinoside in low dosage. Four patients experienced transient, partial responses characterized by improved peripheral blood counts, cessation of transfusion requirements, and a decreased incidence of infection. Treatment was associated with… (More)

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