Expert Video - What are the risk factors for AML in children and adolescents?

Edward Anders Kolb, MD, director of the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, explains that there are a few specific risk factors for AML in children and adolescents. He describes risks related to Down syndrome and other genetic conditions, as well as the role of previous chemotherapy and radiation, the environment, and the mother's pregnancy. Dr. Kolb explains the main cause behind most cases of childhood and teen AML.

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