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New regimens improve survival for children and young adults with T-cell cancers

20:00 EDT 15 May 2018 | AAAS

(American Society of Clinical Oncology) In a federally funded, randomized phase III clinical trial performed by the Children's Oncology Group (COG), 90 percent of children and young adults with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) or T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (T-LL) were alive four years after starting treatment regimens on this trial, and 84 percent were cancer free. These are the highest survival rates for these T-cell malignancies reported to date, according to the authors.

Original Article: New regimens improve survival for children and young adults with T-cell cancers

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