Expert Video - What causes AML in children and adolescents?
Edward Anders Kolb, MD, director of the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, explains what causesacute myeloid leukemia (AML) in children and teens and how it affects the body's cells. He discusses the role of genetic mutation and how AML treatment is directed at abnormal cells.
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