Single-centre experience with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood: similar survival after matched-related and matched-unrelated donor transplants.

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Seventy percent of children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) who may benefit from bone marrow transplant (BMT) lack a human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-matched related donor (MRD). For these children, BMT from a matched unrelated donor (MUD) represents a therapeutic option. We reviewed the course of 62 children with ALL who received fully matched marrow… (More)

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@article{AlKasim2002SinglecentreEW, title={Single-centre experience with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in childhood: similar survival after matched-related and matched-unrelated donor transplants.}, author={Fawaz Al-Kasim and Ian Thornley and M. Rolland and Wan Yee Joseph Lau and Raymond King Yin Tsang and Melvin H. Freedman and Elijah Saunders and Stuart K Calderwood and Jeffrey J. Doyle}, journal={British journal of haematology}, year={2002}, volume={116 2}, pages={483-90} }