The Treatment of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

  • R. Bassan
  • A. Z. S. Rohatiner
  • W. Gregory
  • J. Amess
  • R. Biruls
  • M. J. Barnett
  • T. A. Lister
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 31)

Abstract

It has recently been suggested that it is possible to cure at least 25% of younger adults who have acute myelogenous leukaemia [1], The results achieved at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, demonstrate this and may be used to illustrate the still outstanding problems.

Keywords

Albumin Leukemia Cytosine Adriamycin Weinstein 

Reference

  1. 1.
    Weinstein HJ, Mayer RJ, Rosenthal DS, Coral FS, Camitta BM, Gelber RD (1983) Chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia in children and adults: VAPA update. Blood 62:315–319PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Bassan
    • 1
  • A. Z. S. Rohatiner
    • 1
  • W. Gregory
    • 1
  • J. Amess
    • 1
  • R. Biruls
    • 1
  • M. J. Barnett
    • 1
  • T. A. Lister
    • 1
  1. 1.St. Bartholomew’s HospitalICRF Department of Medical OncologyLondonEngland

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