Patient and hospital factors associated with induction mortality in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

TitlePatient and hospital factors associated with induction mortality in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsSeif AE, Fisher BT, Li Y, Torp K, Rheam DP, Huang Y-SV, Harris T, Shah A, Hall M, Fieldston ES, Kavcic M, Vujkovic M, Bailey CL, Kersun LS, Reilly AF, Rheingold SR, Walker DM, Aplenc R
JournalPediatric blood & cancer
Date Published2013 Nov 19
Abstract

Deaths during induction chemotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) account for one-tenth of ALL-associated mortality and half of ALL treatment-related mortality. We sought to ascertain patient- and hospital-level factors associated with induction mortality.

DOI10.1016/j.jchf.2013.04.012
Alternate JournalPediatr Blood Cancer