Learn About Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (AmoL)

What is the definition of Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (AmoL)?
Acute monoblastic leukemia (AML-M5), is one of the most common subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia (AML; see this term) that is either comprised of more than 80% of monoblasts (AML-M5a) or 30-80% monoblasts with (pro)monocytic differentiation (AML-M5b). AML-M5 presents with asthenia, pallor, fever, and dizziness. Specific features of AML-M5 include hyperleukocytosis, propensity for extramedullary infiltrates, coagulation abnormalities including disseminated intravascular coagulation and neurological disorders. Leukemia cutis and gingival infiltration can also be seen. A characteristic translocation observed in AML-M5 is t(9;11).
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What are the alternative names for Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (AmoL)?
  • Acute monoblastic leukemia
  • AML M5
  • AML-M5
  • Acute monocytic leukemia
  • Acute myeloblastic leukemia type 5
Who are the top Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (AmoL) Local Doctors?
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University of Texas System

Physicians Referral Service

1515 Holcombe Blvd 
Houston, TX 77030

Tapan Kadia is an Oncologist and a Hematologist Oncology doctor in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kadia has been practicing medicine for over 21 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Acute Monoblastic Leukemia AmoL. He is also highly rated in 32 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome MDS, Leukemia, and Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia with Maturation. He is licensed to treat patients in Texas. Dr. Kadia is currently accepting new patients.

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Charles University And University Hospital Motol

Prague, PR, CZ 

Jan Stary is in Prague, Czech Republic. Stary is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Acute Monoblastic Leukemia AmoL. They are also highly rated in 16 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia ALL, Acute Monoblastic Leukemia AmoL, Leukemia, and Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia.

 
 
 
 
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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

1354 Aloha St 
Seattle, WA 98109

Roland Walter is a Hematologist in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Walter has been practicing medicine for over 26 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Acute Monoblastic Leukemia AmoL. He is also highly rated in 16 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia with Maturation, Leukemia, and Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia without Maturation. He is licensed to treat patients in Washington. Dr. Walter is currently accepting new patients.

What are the latest Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (AmoL) Clinical Trials?
Salsalate + Venetoclax/Decitabine for Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia or Advanced Myelodysplasia/Myeloproliferative Disease
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Randomized, Multicenter, Phase 3 Study of Azacytidine (AZA) + Venetoclax as Maintenance Therapy in Patients With AML in Remissionin Younger Adults With Favorable-risk AML in First Remission After Conventional Chemotherapy
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Published Date: May 02, 2022
Published By: Genetic and Rare Diseases Informnation Center

What are the Latest Advances for Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (AmoL)?
Maintenance therapy with hypomethylating agents for patients with acute myeloid leukemia in first remission not eligible for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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