Repeated high-dose cyclophosphamide, BCNU and VP-16-213 and autologous bone marrow transplantation in adult acute lymphocytic leukemia in first remission.

Abstract

In adult acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) cure is rare. The purpose of this study was to try to improve remission duration and survival by administration of two courses of high-dose chemotherapy, each followed by autologous bone marrow rescue, in first remission. Chemotherapy consisted of cyclophosphamide, BCNU and VP-16-213. Rescue bone marrow was… (More)

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