M. M. WINTROBE, F.A.C.P.; G. E. CARTWRIGHT; PHAEDON FESSAS; ARTHUR HAUT; S. J. ALTMAN
The object of this report is to discuss the chemotherapy of leukemia, Hodgkin's disease and the related disorders in the light of our own experience since the development of interest in this field 10 years ago.1, 2 A large number of chemotherapeutic agents has been discovered since that time but only a few have earned a solid position in the list of useful drugs.
The available chemotherapeutic agents can be best classified and discussed in relation to four groups of disorders, since different ones have been found to be particularly effective in each group. The four groups are as follows:
WINTROBE MM, CARTWRIGHT GE, FESSAS P, HAUT A, ALTMAN SJ. CHEMOTHERAPY OF LEUKEMIA, HODGKIN'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS(CHEMOTHERAPY OF LEUKEMIA, HODGKIN'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS*). Ann Intern Med. 1954;41:447–464. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-3-447
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