Prognostic factors and outcome of recurrence in childhood acute myeloid leukemia.

  title={Prognostic factors and outcome of recurrence in childhood acute myeloid leukemia.},
  author={Jeffrey E. Rubnitz and Bassem I. Razzouk and Shelly Lensing and Stanley B Pounds and Ching-Hon Pui and Raul C. Ribeiro},
  volume={109 1},
BACKGROUND Outcome after recurrence of childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is poor. We performed this study to identify prognostic factors for recurrence and for survival after recurrence of AML. METHODS The clinical characteristics, biological features, treatment modalities, and outcomes of children with de novo AML who were enrolled on 3 consecutive clinical protocols from 1987 to 2002 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital were studied. Regression modeling was used to identify… CONTINUE READING

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