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LEUKEMIA

ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA (AML)

What is Acute Myeloid Leukemia?

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is a disorder of the process that normally produces neutrophils, a type of white blood cell. These abnormal cells rapidly fill up the bone marrow space, suppressing the normal cells. AML may sometimes be called Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Acute Myelocytic Leukemia, and or Acute Nonlymphocytic Leukemia. Unlike chronic leukemia, acute leukemia develops quickly and generally needs immediate treatment. Acute Myeloid Leukemia is the most common type of acute leukemia which affects adults and chances of getting Acute Myeloid Leukemia increases with age

What Causes Acute Myeloid Leukemia?
What are the Symptoms of Acute Myeloid Leukemia?
How do we Diagnose Acute Myeloid Leukemia?
How do we classify Acute Myeloid Leukemia to decide on the outcome?
What is Minimal Residual Disease (MRD)?
How do we treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia?
What is different about treatment of APML or AML-M3?
BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION (BMT) FOR ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA

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