A 29-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: acute myelogenous leukemia?
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Dr. James Ball answered
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
AML: This is a type of leukemia. It is a cancer of a certain blood dell, originating in the bone marrow. It causes low blood counts. Diagnosis is often by evaluation of bone marrow aspirate. Treatments depend on subtypes and range from standard chemotherapy to bone marrow transplant.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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