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How Long Is Acute Mylogenous Leukemia Survival After Chemotherapy
Varies: There are many different types of AML and there are a lot of prognostic factors that have to calculate on each case. Especially nowadays, treatment for AML is personalized and tailored to the biology of the leukemia cells. Treatment will depend on the type and the biology markers/prognostic factors of the aml. Patients can survive only for several months or could be for several years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more
How to maintain health for a patient who had acute leukemia before, diagnos on september2012, went for chemotherapy for 4 times, finish at march 2013.
Healthy Lifestyle: A healthy lifestyle is the best course to follow. This includes daily exercise(walking is the best but any physical activity for a minimum of 30 minutes...More is even better) and healthful diet. A healthy diet is low in fat (no animal fats, if possible) and is predominantly plant based diet with ample amount veggies and fruits with each meal. You should have ample proteins in yur diet(fish/nuts). ...Read more
He was diagnosed of Acute myeloid leukemia and he is 73 year old and he is going to have a 7 days straight chemotherapy,is it dangerous?
Serious Rx: It is his only chance for a remission and nowadays it is reasonably safe. ...Read more
Chloroma is....: A solid leukemia mass, also known as a granulocytic sarcoma, that is traditionally associated with aml. Indeed, chloromas are often associated with specific subtypes of aml, such as those that have the t(8;21) translocation. Treatment for them is the chemotherapy for the disease, although radiation therapy is sometimes used if the chloroma places adjacent structures at risk. Talk with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: We do use it if they have chromosomal changes that predict response. However, not the standard of care. Mainly used if the person is not in the best of shape and looking for alternative, non aggressive options. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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