What is the role of all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)?

Updated: Jul 02, 2019
  • Author: Sandy D Kotiah, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The major component of induction therapy is all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA), which is commonly combined with other agents. [2, 3, 4, 1]


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