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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gulley
25 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes! AML can kill.: Acute myeloid leukemia can be very aggressive. Generally it is treated at major clinical centers with a lot of expertise in leukemia especially at fir ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca answered
Specializes in Pathology
See below...: Once a diagnosis of leukemia is made, a referral to a hematologist/oncologist is necessary. The oncologist will decide what the best treatment plan i ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Weili Sun
Dr. Weili Sun answered
25 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue, fever etc: Acute myeloid leukemia starts from bone marrow, where normal blood cells were made. Leukemia cells will decrease the abilities of bone marrow to make ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca answered
Specializes in Pathology
See below...: Relapses of various types of leukemia including AML are still treatable. Consultation with an oncologist to discuss treatment options including chemo ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
Dr. Agos Luca answered
Specializes in Pathology
See below...: The treatment of leukemia, like any other cancer, should be managed by an oncologist. Many times the relapse is still responsive to chemotherapy and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Completely different: Aml- cancer of pregenitor cells in the bone marrow- called myeloid- is a very agressive and life threatening disease. It needs to be treated right awa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Too many: Factors to make a specific comment. Without treatment survival is weeks to a few months. Many AML patients can be cured.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Oral or IV: The treatment for AML is difficult. If patients are too sick to eat, they will be fed temporarily by intravenous feeding, called "tpn." maintaining ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
59 years experience in General Practice
See below: There have been cases where prolonged exposure to various chemicals increase the chance of leukemia and other varieties of cancers. The charnoble disa ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Differs: The answers depend on patient age, overall health, and type of aml. Usually younger, healthier patients are offered aggressive chemotherapy and pos ... Read More
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