Published in Drug Week, October 27th, 2006
"CRT is associated with neurocognitive morbidity in survivors of childhood ALL. For most patients, CRT has been replaced with intensified systemic and intrathecal chemotherapy, often including methotrexate (MTX). The impact of chemotherapy-only protocols on neurocognitive outcomes is unclear, and the importance of systemic MTX dose has not been established," investigators in Canada report.
"Seventy nine of 120 eligible children diagnosed with high-risk ALL between the...
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