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Therapy for Adolescent and Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Randomization of Induction and Consolidation Therapies (Preliminary Results of EORTC Study 58791)

  • P. Stryckmans
  • J. P. Marie
  • S. Suciu
  • G. Solbu
  • L. Debusscher
  • J. Bury
  • M. Peetermans
  • J. M. Andrien
  • D. Fière
  • C. Cauchie
  • B. van Camp
  • R. Zittoun
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 30)

Abstract

The results of treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in adolescents and adults were poor 10 years ago [1] and have improved considerably since then. A recent review [2] of the subject has indicated that, indeed, around three-quarters of the patients can achieve complete remission (CR) and that median durations of CR lasting over 2 years have now been reached.

Keywords

Complete Remission Cytosine Arabinoside Consolidation Therapy Central Nervous System Relapse Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Stryckmans
    • 1
  • J. P. Marie
    • 2
  • S. Suciu
    • 3
  • G. Solbu
    • 3
  • L. Debusscher
    • 1
  • J. Bury
    • 4
  • M. Peetermans
    • 5
  • J. M. Andrien
    • 6
  • D. Fière
    • 7
  • C. Cauchie
    • 8
  • B. van Camp
    • 9
  • R. Zittoun
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut Jules Bordet1, BrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Hôtel-DieuParisFrance
  3. 3.EORTC Data CenterBrusselsBelgium
  4. 4.Hôpital de BavièreLiègeFrance
  5. 5.Akad. ZiekenhuisAntwerpThe Netherlands
  6. 6.Hôpital CivilVerviersFrance
  7. 7.Hôpital Ed. HerriotLyonFrance
  8. 8.Hôpital Saint-PierreBrusselsBelgium
  9. 9.Akad. Ziekenhuis, VUBBrusselsBelgium

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