Melphalan and prednisone (MP) versus vincristine, BCNU, adriamycin, melphalan and dexamethasone (VBAMDex) therapy for multiple myeloma. Early results of a multicenter trial. The German Myeloma Treatment Group.
136 untreated multiple myeloma patients of stage II and III were collected in the study. 37/51 stage II patients had progressive disease and were treated with melphalan and prednisone (MP). 85 patients were of stage III and randomized into MP and vincristine, BCNU, adriamycin, melphalan and dexamethasone (VBAMDex) treatment groups. 55% of MP treated… (More)