Outcome of treatment with a low cost protocol in adults with T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a tertiary care center in India.

@article{Abraham2014OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of treatment with a low cost protocol in adults with T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a tertiary care center in India.},
  author={Aby Abraham and Biju George and Rayaz Ahmed and Auro Viswabandya and Vikram Mathews and Kavitha M. Lakshmi and Vivi Miriam Srivastava and Mammen Chandy and Alok Srivastava},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={947-9}
}
A T-lineage phenotype constitutes approximately 20% of patients among adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) [1]. Th ere are limited data on the outcome of T cell ALL in adults. Many studies have documented a better prognosis with intensifi cation of chemotherapy compared to B-lineage ALL [2 – 5]. Th e GMALL (German Multicenter Study Group for Adult ALL) study 05/93 used intensifi cation of induction (cyclophosphamide and cytarabine) and consolidation (cytosine and methotrexate) and… CONTINUE READING

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