What is the prognosis of therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The prognosis of therapy-related AML is particularly poor, with 5-year survivals of approximately 10%. The prognosis is better for the subset of patients with therapy-related AML who have favorable cytogenetic abnormalities. [21, 22]


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