By John M. Goldman (auth.), Hillard M. Lazarus, Mary J. Laughlin (eds.)
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The other patients were randomized to auto-HSCT or standard chemotherapy. A survival advantage was observed for the allogeneic transplant group as a whole but this was largely due to the improved survival in standard risk patients; EFS was 59% with a donor, compared to 41% without a donor. 4. Allo-HSCT Beyond CR1 Allogeneic stem cell transplantation has the best potential for long-term OS when applied in CR1 compared to CR2. However, in a proportion of patients with relapsed disease, long-term remission can be gained by receipt of an allogeneic stem cell transplant.
There is, therefore, interest in examining the impact on relapse risk of manipulating either the degree of T-cell depletion (by reducing the dose of ATG or alemtuzumab) or the intensity of post-transplant immunosuppression. Alternative approaches to augment a GVL response include the use of prophylactic donor lymphocyte infusions (DLI) in patients with mixed T-cell chimerism . Such an approach is constrained by the risk of severe, potentially life-threatening, GVHD associated with DLI administration in the first 12 months post-transplant.
Importantly, this assessment appears to be independent of age and WBC. In adult ALL, demonstration of residual disease at later time points in therapy (~16 weeks) appears to be most predictive. A summary of prognostic factors is given in Table 3-1. Due to the poor prognostic outcome of patients in whom the Philadelphia chromosme is detected, physicians have for long followed an aggressive approach with the use of allo-HSCT in this group. Hence, the main body of this chapter will focus on the use of allo-HSCT in Ph negative ALL.
Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation by John M. Goldman (auth.), Hillard M. Lazarus, Mary J. Laughlin (eds.)