Treatment of relapsed Hodgkin's disease.

  title={Treatment of relapsed Hodgkin's disease.},
  author={Barry L. Gause and Dan L. Longo},
  journal={Bailliere's clinical haematology},
  volume={9 3},
High-dose chemotherapy with peripheral stem cell or bone marrow transplantation has quickly become accepted as the standard of care for patients with Hodgkin's disease (HD) who are chemotherapy induction failures or who relapsed after a short initial remission. The majority of studies would indicate that high-dose therapy is most effective when used early. As a result of promising pilot studies, high-dose therapy is also being used more frequently in patients at initial relapse after a long… CONTINUE READING

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