Pharmacologic Therapy ALL

The treatment for ALL consists of four main elements: Remission induction (the initial tumor reduction leading to morphologic remission), CNS directed treatment and consolidation, delayed intensification, and maintenance phases of treatment all of which are aimed at complete elimination of the residual, but subclinical disease re-

maining after induction (Table 95-8).

Table 95-7 Risk Category According to Cytogenetic Abnormalities Present

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