Special Aspects of Supportive Therapy in Childhood Acute Leukemias

  • J. Ritter
  • D. Voigt
  • G. Hoese
  • G. Schellong
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 30)


Leukemias and solid tumors in childhood have become potentially curable diseases as a result of increasingly more aggressive chemo-radiotherapy protocols. The limiting factor to both chemo- and radiotherapy is the tolerance of physiological tissues. Further advances in treatment results will depend largely on the development of new concepts and techniques of supportive care.


Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Varicella Zoster Virus Remission Induction Varicella Zoster Virus Infection Immunocompromised Child 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ritter
    • 1
  • D. Voigt
    • 1
  • G. Hoese
    • 1
  • G. Schellong
    • 1
  1. 1.Univ.-KinderklinikMünsterFederal Republic of Germany

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