Expert Video - What are the complications of AML in children and adolescents?
Dr. Edward Anders Kolb, expert in children's cancer and blood disorders from Nemours Children's Hospital, describes the effects of treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) on children and teens. He addresses potential effects of different chemotherapy drugs used for AML, how the healthcare team watches for possible complications, which side effects are temporary and which may be lasting, and how doctors and parents or caregivers can work together to reduce side effects of AML and treatment.
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