What are the treatment options for acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Treatment options for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) comprise a variety of chemotherapy regimens, biologic agents, and stem cell transplantation. [40, 41] Treatment recommendations include general recommendations, which take into account patient age and performance status, as well as recommendations for relapsed or refractory disease and acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). See also Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Protocols. Go to Oncology Decision Point for expert commentary on AML treatment decisions and related guidelines.


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