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A Pilot Study of Silymarin During Maintenance Therapy in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and Abnormal Liver Function Tests (2001)

Title:

A Pilot Study of Silymarin During Maintenance Therapy in Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and Abnormal Liver Function Tests

Key words:

silymarin, milk thistle, acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Research Institution:

Columbia University

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Kara Kelly

Project Description:

Dr. Kelly did a controlled trial with silymarin, the active ingredient of milk thistle, to determine whether it decreases liver toxicity in children receiving chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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