Acute myeloid leukemia

What is Acute myeloid leukemia?

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), also known as acute myelogenous leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL), is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells, characterized by the rapid growth of abnormal white blood cells that accumulate in the bone marrow and interfere with the production of normal blood cells.

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My mother aged 64 years has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia(AML) and has undergone two cycles of chemo.after the first cycle the AML was...

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After remission is induced in acute myeloid leukemia it is to be followed by remission maintenance. This treatment can be given on day care...

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In Acute Myeloid Leukemia, can the leukemic cells attack the heart muscle? I've read that they attack various parts of the body....

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I'm 65 year old female with osteosarcoma. I've had chemo, radiation, proton therapy and more chemo about a year ago. Doctors believe I have...

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If acute myeloid leukemia is suspected then go for bone marrow examination.

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