What is the prognosis of relapsed acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Patients with relapsed AML have an extremely poor prognosis. Most patients should be referred for investigational therapies. Young patients who have not previously undergone transplantation should be referred for such therapy.


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