New malignant diseases after allogeneic marrow transplantation for childhood acute leukemia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Leukemia
  • Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced
  • Neoplasms, Second Primary
  • Whole-Body Irradiation

abstract

  • Long-term survivors of BMT for childhood leukemia have an increased risk of solid cancers and PTLDs, related to both transplant therapy and treatment given before BMT. Transplant recipients, especially those given radiation, should be monitored closely for second cancers.

publication date

  • January 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10637249

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 348

end page

  • 57

volume

  • 18

number

  • 2