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Randomized post-induction and delayed intensification therapy in high-risk pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: long-term results of the international AIEOP-BFM ALL 2000 trial

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We thank all participating institutions and physicians for their support of the study. For AIEOP: this work was supported by Comitato M. L. Verga and Fondazione Tettamanti (Monza), Fondazione Città della Speranza, Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (AB IG 2017 (#20564)) and Transcall2 (AB ID 189). For BFM: this work was supported by Deutsche Krebshilfe e.V., Bonn, Germany (grant 50-2698 Schr1 and grant 50-2410 Ba7), Oncosuisse/Krebsforschung, Switzerland (grant OCS 1230-02-2002), and St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung, Austria.

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M. Schrappe, V.C., G.M., A.B., F.L. and F.N. were involved in designing and planning the study. A.A., G.M., M.Z., M. Schrappe and V.C. wrote the manuscript. M. Schrappe, A.A., G.M., M.Z., P.B., E.B., G.B., A.B., G. Cario, A.C., M.K., P.L., M.L., C.L, F.L., L.N., A.M., F.N., R.P., C.P., M.C.P, C.R. and M. Suttorp were principal or co-investigators in their study groups and institutions, coordinated the national trials in their countries, provided study materials and recruited patients. G.B., G. Cazzaniga, C.F. and R.P.-G. were in charge of MRD analysis. M.Z. and M.G.V. performed the statistical analyses. M. Schrappe, M.Z., A.M., M.G.V. and V.C. oversaw data checking, pooling and reporting during the study period and analysed the data. All authors have approved the final version of the manuscript.

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Attarbaschi, A., Mann, G., Zimmermann, M. et al. Randomized post-induction and delayed intensification therapy in high-risk pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: long-term results of the international AIEOP-BFM ALL 2000 trial. Leukemia 34, 1694–1700 (2020).

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