What are the modified hyper-CVAD regimens for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Newer modifications of the hyper-CVAD regimen include the addition of a tyrosine kinase inhibitor in patients whose leukemia is Ph+, and of rituximab in patients whose leukemia is CD20 positive (see below). Both of these approaches have resulted in improvements in disease-free survival.


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