consolidation chemotherapy


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con·sol·i·da·tion che·mo·ther·a·py

repetitive cycles of treatment during the immediate postremission period, used especially with relation to leukemia.

consolidation chemotherapy

Consolidation treatment Oncology A phase of chemotherapy–CT intended to liquidate residual malignant cells in Pts with leukemia or other lymphoproliferative malignancies in remission; CC follows 'intensification' phase of CT, which in turn is followed by a maintenance phase. Cf Adjuvant chemotherapy, Induction chemotherapy, Intensification chemotherapy, Maintenance chemotherapy, Salvage chemotherapy.

consolidation chemotherapy

A cycle of therapy with cytotoxic drugs after the initial treatment for a cancer. The object is to sustain a remission achieved during induction.
See also: chemotherapy
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induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent chemo-RT or concurrent chemo-RT followed by consolidation chemotherapy, has shown any significant difference in various trials,[sup][6] there is limited data on these two strategies being used together.
sup][7] while comparing the toxicity of involved field chemo-RT with either induction or consolidation chemotherapy reported 1 year survival rates of 63.
Randomized phase II trial of non-platinum induction or consolidation chemotherapy plus concomitant chemoradiation in stage III NSCLC patients: Mature results of the Spanish Lung Cancer Group 0008 study.
The trial evaluated the addition of either PKC412 (midostaurin) or placebo to daunorubicin/cytarabine in the induction phase, followed by high-dose cytarabine in the consolidation phase; patients who achieved complete remission after consolidation chemotherapy continued treatment with PKC412 (midostaurin) or placebo as a single agent for up to one year.
The postremission therapies for adult patients generally contain consolidation chemotherapy, allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT), and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (auto-HSCT).
Patients who reached CR were treated with consolidation chemotherapy, which contains several regimens such as high-dose methotrexate (MTX) (2 g?
First, all the patients received " in vivo purging" with potent 4-10 courses consolidation chemotherapy in order to obliterate the malignant cells as many as possible.
Assignments intellectual services in connection with the transaction consolidation chemotherapy at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital Group West Paris hospital dispensing sites (GHUPO) -Hospitals of public assistance.
Neupogen is indicated for use in cancer patients receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy, patients with acute myeloid leukemia receiving induction or consolidation chemotherapy, cancer patients receiving bone marrow transplant, patients undergoing peripheral blood progenitor cell collection and therapy and patients with severe chronic neutropenia.
Contract award: project management consolidation chemotherapy outpatient hospitals.

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