Chemotherapy which is given only after a cancer is in remission. It is given to increase the chances that the remission will be long-lasting.
A phase describing treatment after cancer is in remission. Given to keep the cancer in remission.
The second phase of AML treatment after induction chemotherapy; consists of further chemotherapy or stem cell transplantation to kill any remaining leukemia cells.
A type of high-dose chemotherapy often given as the second phase (after induction therapy) of a cancer treatment regimen for leukemia. Also called intensification therapy.
Chemotherapy or radiotherapy intended to destroy all remaining cancer cells. Consolidation therapy frequently follows induction therapy.
Chemotherapy treatments given after induction chemotherapy to further reduce the number of cancer cells in people with acute leukemia.