Expert Video - What are the subtypes of AML in children and adolescents?
Edward Anders Kolb, MD, Director of the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, describes the different types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) doctors may see in children and teens with this cancer. He discusses acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), Down syndrome, and other leukemia types related to genetic mutations and the outlooks for each type. Dr. Kolb also talks about the main treatment option for AML that comes back after treatment, called relapsed AML.
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