Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 221–222 | Cite as

Therapeutic effect of vincristine, adriamycin and prednisolone (VAP) in angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy (AIL)

  • Abdallah S. Awidi
  • Musleh S. Tarawneh
  • Mahmoud S. Abu Khalaf
  • Mohammad S. Al Khateeb
  • Samir S. Amr
Short Communication VAP Angioimmunoblastic Lymphadenopathy


Five patients, three males and two females, with angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy (AIL) are described. The two who received steroids had no response and died 2 and 6 months later. The three patients who received vincristine, adriamycin and prednisolone (VAP) went into remission early and are still in remission with a follow-up of 22–35 months. It is concluded that VAP is effective therapy in AIL.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdallah S. Awidi
    • 1
  • Musleh S. Tarawneh
    • 2
  • Mahmoud S. Abu Khalaf
    • 3
  • Mohammad S. Al Khateeb
    • 4
  • Samir S. Amr
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineJordan University HospitalAmmanJordan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyJordan University HospitalAmmanJordan
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryJordan University HospitalAmmanJordan
  4. 4.Department of MicrobiologyJordan University HospitalAmmanJordan

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