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Adherence to 6-Mercaptopurine in children and adolescents with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

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Summary of "Adherence to 6-Mercaptopurine in children and adolescents with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia."

Studies on children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) reported non-adherence in 2-54% of cases. The primary objective of this study was to assess rates of adherence to 6-MP using two different methods in children and adolescents with ALL. Secondary aim was to identify factors that influence adherence to 6-MP in children with ALL.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0183119

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