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My baby girl was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia in 2006, and now he is diagnosed w/ aml. Is this possible?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Very sad but..
This is a terrible situation.
Unfortunately sometimes the treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia can lead to damage of the normal bone marrow cells and lead to a secondary AML (acute myeloid leukemia). It sounds like that may have happened in this case. So sorry to hear this.

In brief: Very sad but..
This is a terrible situation.
Unfortunately sometimes the treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia can lead to damage of the normal bone marrow cells and lead to a secondary AML (acute myeloid leukemia). It sounds like that may have happened in this case. So sorry to hear this.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Yes, unfortunately
How horrible. Unfortunately, one of the late effects of the treatment for all is secondary leuekemias.
This is rare, but it does happen. The work-up will be similar to when she had aml. But the treatment is quite different. Good luck to you all.

In brief: Yes, unfortunately
How horrible. Unfortunately, one of the late effects of the treatment for all is secondary leuekemias.
This is rare, but it does happen. The work-up will be similar to when she had aml. But the treatment is quite different. Good luck to you all.
Dr. James Ball
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