Recent advances in the treatment of adult T-cell leukemia-lymphomas

  title={Recent advances in the treatment of adult T-cell leukemia-lymphomas},
  author={Atae Utsunomiya and Ilseung Choi and Dai Chihara and Masao Seto},
  booktitle={Cancer science},
Recent advances in treatment for adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma (ATL) are reviewed herein. It is currently possible to select a therapeutic strategy for ATL and predict prognosis by classification of patients by clinical subtypes and clinicopathological factors. Although the overall survival (OS) of patients with ATL has increased marginally because of advances in chemotherapy, further prolongation of survival might be difficult with conventional chemotherapy alone. Promising results have been… CONTINUE READING