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What is the treatment for acute adult leukemia?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Depends
Depends on the type, cytogenetic profiles, age, overall condition, preference.
In general, combination of systemic chemo plus minus biological therapy then followed by either consolidation chemo or bone marrow transplant if indicated.Discuss further with your oncologist. Certain acute leukemia is treated with derivative vitamin a, plus minus arsenic.Clinical trial and palliative are available too.

In brief: Depends
Depends on the type, cytogenetic profiles, age, overall condition, preference.
In general, combination of systemic chemo plus minus biological therapy then followed by either consolidation chemo or bone marrow transplant if indicated.Discuss further with your oncologist. Certain acute leukemia is treated with derivative vitamin a, plus minus arsenic.Clinical trial and palliative are available too.
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