Induction Chemotherapy

Some articles on induction chemotherapy, induction:

Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Treatment - Induction
... All FAB subtypes except M3 are usually given induction chemotherapy with cytarabine (ara-C) and an anthracycline (such as daunorubicin or idarubicin) ... This induction chemotherapy regimen is known as "7+3" (or "3+7"), because the cytarabine is given as a continuous IV infusion for seven consecutive days ... Other alternative induction regimens, including high-dose cytarabine alone or investigational agents, may also be used ...

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