Use of Asparaginase in Conjunction with Cytosine Arabinoside in Acute Leukemia in Children

  • R. M. Hardisty
  • T. J. McElwain
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 33)


We should like to report the results of treating a small number of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in relapse, with a course of cytosine arabinoside followed immediately by a course of L-asparaginase. Although the number of patients in this study is too small to draw any definite conclusions, the results that we have obtained are sufficiently encouraging to suggest the need for further studies of this type of treatment.


Leukemic Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Acute Leukemia Cytosine Arabinoside Childhood Leukemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Hardisty
    • 1
  • T. J. McElwain
    • 1
  1. 1.LondonEngland

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