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Journal Article
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Wharfe, Gillian H.; Hanchard, Barrie
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Pathology
Article Title
Zidovudine and interferon therapy for adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma: Results of a preliminary study at UHWI-Mona
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
45
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
107-109
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Abstract
Seven patients with adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma(ATL) were treated with a combination of zidovudine (AZT) and interferon after failed chemotherapy. One patient showed a major response for nine months. The remainder showed progressive disease further complicated by drug toxicity. The poor responses could be explained by patient selection, since most patients had advanced disease refractory to chemotherapy. A larger more protracted study is required for further evaluation of this treatment option.....
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