What are the postremission treatment recommendations for intermediate-risk patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?

Updated: Dec 05, 2018
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Cytogenetics [normal cytogenetics, +8, t(9;11), other nondefined] and molecular abnormalities [normal cytogenetics: t(8;21), inv(16), t(16;16): with c-KIT mutation]:

  • High-dose cytarabine 3 g/m2 IV over 3h every 12h on days 1, 3, and 5 for four cycles, or allogeneic stem cell transplantation


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