Patient Encounter Part 3

RH had a bone marrow aspiration performed on days 15 and 29 that showed morphologic remission. The MRD on day 29 was less than 0.1%. RH completed her induction therapy and started intensification therapy.

What is the significance of MRD?

What is the purpose of intensification therapy?

Table 95-8 Representative Chemotherapy Regimens for Adult ALL

Remission Induction

CjC Prophylami



Drug and Oose



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German Or Horlicr Regimen (Adult)"

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CiinUlKidbllon Mli (IT) lOmq/tïi-

utx (Oiill lOmg/m' VCfiflV]

l.i rrgAn" DCSidVl

J5 CTX (M 650 mgtm"

I.H. Wing/hi weekly, Wee*! lU-ia I.a, IS.;; and 29-UO

Courte II: farfy IntinikliEiition

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1 1 monfhly

1-4,0-11 days I -S monthly )i>.12 HIK(0h|2D mgylrn - djy* IS, 19,21 1, 8, li,2î monthly )J MF1 CJr.iD fifi rmiAn-ikh-i

Imort My

Indorton cl*fncuh*fApy (a uaik-nrsynnitr iFw c* equal to eo ycvtUust: CÏKM aoc mg/fiv' I DNRIV) »mgirtV M

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