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What is acute myeloid leukemia (aml)?

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Dr. Stephen Noga
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Bone marrow cancer

White blood cells live and grow in the bone marrow and enter the blood stream where they travel throughout the body to fight infection.
If these cells become cancerous, they grow out of control choking out the normal blood cells in the bone marrow and leaving the person vulnerable to infection, bleeding and anemia because there are not enough normal cells. All ages get AML but usually younger.

In brief: Bone marrow cancer

White blood cells live and grow in the bone marrow and enter the blood stream where they travel throughout the body to fight infection.
If these cells become cancerous, they grow out of control choking out the normal blood cells in the bone marrow and leaving the person vulnerable to infection, bleeding and anemia because there are not enough normal cells. All ages get AML but usually younger.
Dr. Stephen Noga
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Bone marrow cancer

AML is a type of leukemia of the myeloid cell line and it is one of the 2 major types of acute leukemia.
The other type is called all (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) . AML is a life-threatening illness that requires therapy very quickly.

In brief: Bone marrow cancer

AML is a type of leukemia of the myeloid cell line and it is one of the 2 major types of acute leukemia.
The other type is called all (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) . AML is a life-threatening illness that requires therapy very quickly.
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