Treatment of Relapsed and Refractory AML with Mitoxantrone and Etoposide: A Study of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
The treatment of relapsed and refractory AML remains unsatisfactory. It has generally been assumed that, for such patients, the possibility of long-term disease-free survival when treated with chemotherapy is almost negligible. The main focus of therapy rests with attempts to optimize the likelihood of achieving a complete remission (CR) and then either prolong the CR [l] or attempt to induce a long-term disease-free survival using some form of intensive chemotherapy or bone marrow transplantation.
KeywordsAcute Myeloid Leukemia Acute Leukemia Complete Remission Rate Nonhematological Toxicity Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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