What is the role of prophylactic intrathecal chemotherapy 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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See the list below:

  • For high-risk patients, intrathecal chemotherapy is recommended for prophylaxis

  • Cytarabine 50 mg plus  methotrexate 15 mg plus hydrocortisone 30 mg weekly for 5wk


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