Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Signs/Symptoms, Classification and Treatment Options


Juan M. Garza (Editor)

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive bone marrow cancer associated with high morbidity and mortality and most commonly affects older patient populations. In this book, the clinical presentation of acute myeloid leukemia are presented. Other chapters present the differences in the outcomes of two subtypes of core binding factor (CBF) acute myeloid leukemia (AML); examine the occurrence of the Philadelphia chromosome in AML with core binding factor leukemia; and therapeutic options of older patients with AML.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Clinical Presentation of Acute Myeloid Leukemia
(Brian A. Jonas, and Bruno C. Medeiros, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA, USA, and others)

Chapter 2
Prognosis of Core-binding Factor Acute Myeloid Leukemia
(Gaurav Goyal, Catalina Amador-Ortiz, Rajesh Shrestha, Lori J. Maness, Krishna Gundabolu, Vijaya Raj Bhatt, Department of Internal Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA, and others)

Chapter 3
Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Myeloid Leukemia
(Kailash Mosalpuria, Ji Yuan, Krishna Gundabolu, Lori J. Maness, Vijaya Raj Bhatt, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Omaha, NE, USA, and others)

Chapter 4
Therapy of Older Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
(Branimir Spassov, Gueorgui Balatzenko, Margarita Guenova, National Specialized Hospital for Active Treatment of Hematological Diseases, Department of Clinical Hematology, Sofia, Bulgaria, and others)


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