Results of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute leukemia have improved in Europe with time--a report of the acute leukemia working party of the European group for blood and marrow transplantation (EBMT).

@article{Frassoni1996ResultsOA,
  title={Results of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute leukemia have improved in Europe with time--a report of the acute leukemia working party of the European group for blood and marrow transplantation (EBMT).},
  author={Francesco Frassoni and Myriam Labopin and Eliane Gluckman and Hugh Grant Prentice and Jean Paul Vernant and Ferry Zwaan and Albert Gra{\~n}ena and G{\"o}sta Gahrton and Theo de Witte and Alois A Gratwohl and Jossy Reiffers and Norbert Claude Gorin},
  journal={Bone marrow transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={13-8}
}
To evaluate whether the results of bone marrow transplantation have improved in Europe with time, we analyzed the outcome for 2195 patients with acute leukemia. 1405 had acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and 790 had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and were allografted in first complete remission between September 1979 and December 1991 with marrow from an HLA-identical sibling donor. We found a continuing improvement more evident since 1987 for AML and since 1986 for ALL. A substantial reduction… CONTINUE READING
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