Successful treatment of relapsed Burkitt's lymphoma using unrelated cord blood transplantation as consolidation therapy

@article{Weinthal2000SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of relapsed Burkitt's lymphoma using unrelated cord blood transplantation as consolidation therapy},
  author={J A Weinthal and S J Goldman and Carl Lenarsky},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={25},
  pages={1311-1313}
}
We report a 10-year-old male with widespread recurrent Burkitt's lymphoma who underwent successful mismatched unrelated cord blood transplantation (UCBT) following salvage chemotherapy. He was conditioned with TBI, antithymocyte globulin (ATG) and high-dose VP-16 and achieved full donor engraftment. He experienced grade II skin and grade I gastrointestinal acute GVHD with no chronic GVHD. He is alive with no evidence of disease 24 months following UCBT. Bone Marrow Transplantation (2000) 25… CONTINUE READING