AML Diagnosis and Treatment

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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, known as Acute Myeloid Leukemia, or AML, is a fast-growing cancer that starts in the bone marrow or other blood-forming tissue and spreads into the bloodstream. It is the most common type of leukemia.

What is Acute Myelogenous Leukemia?

AML is a type of cancer in which immature stem cells that normally mature into normal red or white ... read more »

AML Diagnosis and Treatment

Acute myelogenous leukemia is treated in a number of ways, and adults are treated differently than children. Investigators are also pursuing a number of new, experimental approaches. According to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, “The number of patients with AML who enter remission, stay in remission for years or are cured has increased significantly over the past 30 years.”  

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