What are the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) guidelines testing in the diagnostic workup for acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: May 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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ESMO guidelines include the following additional tests to the diagnostic workup for all patients [112] :

  • Genetic counselling in select patients with a family history positive for cancer or an inherited condition potentially associated with leukemia
  • Sperm preservation in men (if desired by patient)
  • Pregnancy test in women

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