Preliminary Clinical Trial of Adriamycin in Acute Leukemia and Solid Tumors of Children

  • Ayhan O. Çavdar
  • Ü. Topuz
  • E. Babacan
  • A. Arcasoy
  • S. Gözdaşoğlu
Conference paper

Abstract

Adriamycin1 was used on 10 children with acute leukemia and malignant tumors (7 acute leukemia and 3 solid tumors). The malignant tumors were rhabdomyosarcoma and neuroblastoma. The type of leukemia was ALL in 6 cases and AML in one. None of these 10 patients had ever received adriamycin; 4 of the 7 children with acute leukemia had previously been treated with other chemo therapeutic agents and 3 were new cases. Ages ranged from 1.5-12 years and there were 7 boys and 3 girls in the group.

Keywords

Depression Cobalt Leukemia Sarcoma Diarrhea 

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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayhan O. Çavdar
    • 1
  • Ü. Topuz
    • 1
  • E. Babacan
    • 1
  • A. Arcasoy
    • 1
  • S. Gözdaşoğlu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics (Hematology Section)Medical School of Ankara UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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