Expert Video - What is the outlook (prognosis) for children and adolescents who have AML?
Expert Edward Anders Kolb, MD, of the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Wilmington, Delaware, describes how many children and teens with AML are usually cured of their disease, including how many who are cured need to have a bone marrow (stem cell) transplant. He discusses the potential for new treatments to help children with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) as well as the importance of working to avoid future side effects of treatment.
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