Preliminary report of an intensified, short duration chemotherapy protocol for the treatment of pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in India.

BACKGROUND In the past, the results of the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) in Indian children have been poor, due to inadequate chemotherapy and poor supportive care. In an attempt to overcome these problems, we conducted a clinical trial in Bombay with a new protocol, MCP842. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seventy-four previously untreated patients < 25… CONTINUE READING