|Phase of Study:||Phase II|
|Treatment Location:||Only at MDACC|
|Estimated Length of Stay in Houston:||Patients will be admitted for the duration of induction chemotherapy. Patients |
over the age of 50 years will be given the option of staying in the "protected
environment" for the approximately 4 weeks of induction to remission.
|Return Visit:||Once a month for approximately 7 months|
|Home Care:||Supportive care that includes blood transfusions, antibiotics or growth factors |
including G-CSF as per protocol can be administered by local oncologist.
Patients can be instructed to self-administer G-CSF.