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Help! what is acute myeloid leukemia treatment like?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: It involves Chemothe

Typical treatment for acute leukemia requires admission to the hospital for chemotherapy which can make you sick and cause infections.
So, most patients end up in the hospital for several weeks to begin with till their leukemia goe sinto a remission which is early benefit of an effective chemotherpy which is the case in half to 2/3 of the cases. Young adults do much better than the old(>60 yrs).

In brief: It involves Chemothe

Typical treatment for acute leukemia requires admission to the hospital for chemotherapy which can make you sick and cause infections.
So, most patients end up in the hospital for several weeks to begin with till their leukemia goe sinto a remission which is early benefit of an effective chemotherpy which is the case in half to 2/3 of the cases. Young adults do much better than the old(>60 yrs).
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