Leukaemia Figures Sept 1956

Scope and Content

Data about the number of patients with leukaemia treated by Wilkinson between 1932 and 1956. This includes lists organised by drug containing patient names, patient numbers, and their diagnosis as well as lists by year of the number of male and female patients with different forms of leukaemia treated by Wilkinson, data on the number of patients from each year with different forms of leukaemia that were still alive, the average length of survival post diagnosis by year, and the total number of patients treated with each drug.

The leukaemias were broken down into the following groups: immature cell erethemia, leukaemic reticulosis, unclassified, leukaemoid reaction, acute primitive forms, acute lymphatic leukaemia, chronic lymphatic leukaemia, monocytic leukaemia, acute myeloid leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, and eosinophilic. The treatments attempted include Butazolidin, transfusion, cortisone, aminopterin, A.C.T.H, prednisolone & deltacortril, 6-mercaptopurine, T.773, thiotepa, CB 1348, CB 1048, R48, T.E.M.,urethane, x-ray, Myleran, colcemid, arsenic, and M 9500.

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