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Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Summary

Description: An acute myeloid leukemia in which abnormal PROMYELOCYTES predominate. It is frequently associated with DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION.

Also Known As: Leukemia, Promyelocytic, Acute; Acute Promyelocytic Leukemias; Leukemia, Acute Promyelocytic; Leukemias, Acute Promyelocytic; Leukemias, Progranulocytic Show All >>

Networked: 3304 relevant articles (518 outcomes, 291 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 255 outcomes 112 studies in 1287 results : FDA 27 Generic
  2. arsenic trioxide (Trisenox) : 180 outcomes 64 studies in 673 results : FDA 2
  3. Aligeron (AS 2) : 40 outcomes 13 studies in 111 results : IBA
  4. retinoic acid receptor alpha : 23 outcomes 14 studies in 382 results : IBA
  5. Arsenic : 23 outcomes 9 studies in 121 results : IBA
  6. promyelocytic leukemia-retinoic acid receptor alpha fusion oncoprotein : 16 outcomes 13 studies in 179 results : IBA
  7. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U) : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 62 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. Retinoids : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 66 results : IBA
  9. Idarubicin (4 Demethoxydaunorubicin) : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 33 results : FDA 7 Generic
  10. gemtuzumab (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results : FDA 1
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Diseases Related to Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Leukemia
  3. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)
  4. Residual Neoplasm
  5. Hematologic Neoplasms (Hematological Malignancy)
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Key Therapies for Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 78 outcomes 30 studies in 332 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 55 results
  3. Remission Induction : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 53 results
  4. Stem Cell Transplantation : 7 outcomes 1 study in 16 results
  5. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 7 outcomes in 28 results
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