The habit of smoking is very strong: you puff on a cigarette
hundreds of times each and every day. When people who have smoked for a long
time stop, they find it strange to have nothing in their hands or mouths. They
have become so accustomed to handling cigarettes that their hands seek
cigarettes from habit, even when they aren't strongly craving them.
Standard Treatment Options for Adult ALL in Remission
Standard treatment options for adult ALL in remission include the following:
Postremission therapy, including the following: Chemotherapy.Ongoing treatment with a Bcr-abl tyrosine kinase inhibitor such as imatinib, nilotinib, or dasatinib.Autologous or allogeneic bone marrow transplant (BMT).
Central nervous system (CNS) prophylaxis therapy, including the following:Cranial radiation therapy plus intrathecal (IT) methotrexate.High-dose...