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Acute myeloid leukemia, adult

Acute myeloid leukemia, adult: Introduction

Acute myeloid leukemia, adult: A form of blood cancer resulting in the rapid proliferation of granulocytes and monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute myeloid leukemia, adult is available below.

Symptoms of Acute myeloid leukemia, adult

Treatments for Acute myeloid leukemia, adult

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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


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