What is the treatment response rate in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) who are younger than 60 years?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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In patients younger than 60 years with WBC counts more than 10,000/μL, the complete response rate was 97.3%, 2-year cumulative incidence of relapse (CIR) was 2.9%, event-free survival was 89%, and the survival rate was 91.9%.


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