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The treatment of acute leukaemia

Burnett, Alan Kenneth and Eden, O. B. 1997. The treatment of acute leukaemia. The Lancet 349 (9047) , pp. 270-275. 10.1016/S0140-6736(96)08086-5

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Developments in supportive care, new regimens for induction of remission and consolidation therapy, and bone-marrow transplantation have improved the outlook for patients with acute leukaemia. The outlook, though, is influenced by age and factors related to the biology of the disease. In acute myeloid leukaemia age is such an important factor that it determines approach to therapy. Overcoming resistance to chemotherapy is an area that needs much attention.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0140-6736
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2017 04:42

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