The treatment of primary childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia with intermediate dose methotrexate.

@article{Sinks1981TheTO,
  title={The treatment of primary childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia with intermediate dose methotrexate.},
  author={Lucius F. Sinks and Jhi Joung Wang and Arnold I. Freeman},
  journal={Haematology and blood transfusion},
  year={1981},
  volume={26},
  pages={99-107}
}
Fifty-four consecutive children with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) were treated from August 1974 until December of 1976 at Rosewell Park Memorial Institute (RPMI) according to a protocol which substituted cranial irradiation with systemic intermediate dose methotrexate (IDM) 500 mg/m2 each 3 weeks for a total of 3 courses immediately following induction. Of 54 patients, 52 went into remission (96%). There were 35 standard risk and 17 increased risk patients according to age and presenting… CONTINUE READING
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