Early, risk-adapted treatment with fludarabine in Binet stage A chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients: results of the CLL1 trial of the German CLL study group

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We thank Anne Westermann, Ute Elberskirch, Anna Fink, Thu-Trang Pham and Katrin Klein for their contribution to this work. The trial was supported by grants from Deutsche Krebshilfe (German Cancer Aid) (70–2434 and 106116), Wilhelm-Sander-Foundation (2001.004.1 and 2001.004.2), and BayerSchering Pharma AG.


Study drug was provided by BayerSchering Pharma AG, which did not have a role in the design or conduct of the study, writing of the manuscript, or the decision to submit the manuscript for publication.

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This paper was presented in part at the 49th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 8 December 2007.

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Hoechstetter, M., Busch, R., Eichhorst, B. et al. Early, risk-adapted treatment with fludarabine in Binet stage A chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients: results of the CLL1 trial of the German CLL study group. Leukemia 31, 2833–2837 (2017) doi:10.1038/leu.2017.246

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