Clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of elderly patients with chronic myeloid leukemia: A retrospective multicenter study


Korkmaz S., Dal M. S. , BERBER İ., Sahin D. G. , Dogu M. H. , Ayyildiz O., ...More

GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.15, no.6, pp.729-735, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ggi.12341
  • Title of Journal : GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.729-735

Abstract

AimsWe aimed to investigate whether older age leads to limitations in the starting dose of imatinib in daily treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia, and to determine the compliance of elderly patients with tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) therapy.