Hypocellular acute leukemia

Robert B. Howe, Clara D. Bloomfield, Robert W. McKenna

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We examined the clinical features and therapeutic response of a group of patients with acute leukemia and hypocellular bone marrow. Therapists have generally avoided, delayed or modified therapy because of hypocellularity. We demonstrated not only that aggressive therapy is possible, but also that the remission rate is high (complete remission = 73 percent) and survival prolonged (x̄ > 40 months).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-395
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1982

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