Treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia in children and adults.

@article{Weinstein1980TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia in children and adults.},
  author={Howard J. Weinstein and Robert J. Mayer and David S. H. Rosenthal and BruceM. Camitta and FeliceS. Coral and David G. Nathan and Ethan Frei},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1980},
  volume={303 9},
  pages={
          473-8
        }
}
We designed a protocol to address the problem of relapse from complete remission in acute myelogenous leukemia. Patients in remission were treated for 14 months; early and later intensification of chemotherapy, sequential drug combinations, and high-dose continuous infusions of cytarabine were included. Eighty-three consecutive patients under 50 years of age were entered into this study from February 1976 to October 1979. The rate of complete remission is 70 per cent. A Kaplan-Meier analysis… CONTINUE READING
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