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Acute Myeloid Leukemia

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What is the definition of Acute Myeloid Leukemia?

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Conditions are generally called "acute" when they develop quickly and have an aggressive course. The signs and symptoms of AML vary but may include easy bruising; bone pain or tenderness; fatigue; fever; frequent nosebl ...

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What are the alternative names for Acute Myeloid Leukemia?

  • Acute myelogenous leukemia

Latest Research

Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Journal: Nature communications
  • Treatment Used: Chlorpromazine
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The study researched the outcomes of chlorpromazine in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Hematologic Malignancies
  • Journal: Zhonghua xue ye xue za zhi = Zhonghua xueyexue zazhi
  • Treatment Used: Antithymocyte Globulin in Haploid Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 288
  • Published —
The study researched the use of antithymocyte globulin in haploid hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for treating hematologic malignancies.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Journal: Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association
  • Treatment Used: Ponatinib
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) treated with ponatinib who developed acute ischemic stroke.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Journal: The New England journal of medicine
  • Treatment Used: Azacitidine with Venetoclax
  • Number of Patients: 431
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of azacitidine with venetoclax for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia in persons over 75.