Strategies for the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Leukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute

abstract

  • The outcome of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) has improved dramatically during the past 40 years. Insights into the genetic and biologic mechanisms of APL lead to the development of specific and effective therapeutic strategies. This article discusses the therapeutic interventions that transformed APL from one of the most lethal leukemias to one that is highly curable.

publication date

  • January 2006

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 16403403

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 37

end page

  • 50

volume

  • 4

number

  • 1