Published in Cancer Weekly, June 15th, 2004
According to recent research from the United States, "older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and advanced myelodysplastic syndrome (aMDS) must decide between receiving intensive induction chemotherapy (IC) or nonintensive chemotherapy/best supportive care (NIC). Little information exists about what factors influence treatment decisions and what quality of life (QOL) is associated with treatment choices. We prospectively examined 43 patients 60 years or older who were interviewed at diagnosis and periodically over 1 year."
"IC choice was associated with younger...
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