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January 3, 1972

Acute Leukemia Following Cytotoxic Chemotherapy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine (Hematology), Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York.

JAMA. 1972;219(1):75-76. doi:10.1001/jama.1972.03190270047011

A patient with adenocarcinoma of the ovary was treated over a period of 14 months with prednisone, fluorouracil, methotrexate, and thiotepa. She then developed acute myeloblastic leukemia.