An Evaluation of Treatment Patterns and Outcomes in Elderly Patients Newly Diagnosed With Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Retrospective Analysis of Electronic Medical Records From US Community Oncology Practices

Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma and Leukemia, 2016 08. e-pub ahead of print 2016/10/01

Many elderly patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are considered ineligible for standard intensive induction therapy due to performance status and comorbidities. We analyzed treatment patterns and outcomes among elderly patients newly diagnosed with AML in the US community oncology setting.

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Ma E, Bonthapally V, Chawla A, Lefebvre P, Swords R, Lafeuille MH, Fortier J, Emond B, Duh MS, Dezube BJ.