Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia: A Report of 70 Cases.

  title={Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia: A Report of 70 Cases.},
  author={Pierre Fenaux and J. P. Pollet and L Vandenbossche-Simon and Pierre Morel and Marc Zandecki and Jean Pierre Jouet and Francis Bauters},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  volume={4 4},
Over a period of 14 years, we treated 70 cases of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) with 3 different chemotherapy protocols. In protocol 1, patients received high dose daunorubicin (DNR) alone for induction, followed by regular reinduction courses and continuous maintenance therapy with 6 mercaptopurine (6 MP) and methotrexate (MTX) during 3 years. In protocol 2, induction with high dose DNR and Ara C was also followed by regular reinduction courses, but without continuous maintenance therapy… CONTINUE READING


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