Conditioning Regimens for Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation

  • Angelo M. Carella
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 37)

Abstract

Patients with acute leukemias or CML still have a poor prognosis when treated with standard dose chemotherapy alone. In view of this situation, myeloablative chemotherapy with bone marrow transplantation (BMT) or, more recently, autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (ASCT), has become more and more an established methodology in the treatment of hematological neoplasias as well as some solid tumor types [Sheridan 1992, Brugger 1993].

Keywords

Lymphoma Leukemia Interferon Cyclophosphamide Anthracycline 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angelo M. Carella
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  1. 1.Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation UnitOspedale San MartinoGenovaItaly

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