A 31-year-old member asked:
which type of chemotherapy do patients with apl get?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Christian Schultheis answered
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chemo + ATRA: Usually an anthracycline, typically daunorubicin. Also all trans retinoic acid (ATRA). Sometimes cytarabine is used as well. Now some of the protocols don't use any chemotherapy. Now some are treated with Arsenic Trioxide and ATRA. Hope this helps.
Answered on Dec 16, 2014
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