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Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2

Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2: Introduction

Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2: A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2 is available below.

Symptoms of Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2

Treatments for Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2

  • Treatment dependant on patients age and condition at time of diagnosis as older patients and those in poor health may not tolerate chemotherapy well. Cytogenetics also dictate which type of treatment is best
  • Patients under 60 are generally offered intensive treatment
  • Patients older than sixty may be offered low intensity chemotherapy or supportive care which focuses on keeping the patient as comfortable as possible
  • Chemotherapy
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Definitions of Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2:

Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2, or a subtype of Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 2 as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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