postremission therapy

postremission therapy

Oncology Chemotherapy to kill CA cells surviving remission-inducing therapy. See Remission.
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His postremission therapy was high-dose cytosine arabinoside, and he is currently being monitored.
showed that the FLT3-ITD mRNA level has a high prognostic impact in NPM1-mutated AML-NK, and that it contributes to relapse risk stratification and might help to guide postremission therapy in NPM1-mutated AML (29).
23) Marcucci et al (10) reported that 50% of patients with CBF AML have long-term survival when repetitive cycles of high-dose cytarabine are used as postremission therapy.
The abstract, #4 "Gene Mutations as Predictive Markers for Postremission Therapy in Younger Adults with Normal Karyotype AML" can be viewed at the ASH website: http://www.