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  Acute myelogenous leukemia - acute mylogenous leukemia
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), also known as acute myeloid leukemia, is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells.
Acute leukemias of ambiguous lineage (also known as mixed phenotype acute leukemia) occur when the leukemic cells can not be classified as either myeloid or lymphoid cells or where both types of cells are present.
Because acute promyelocytic leukemia has the highest curability and has a unique form of treatment, it is important to establish or exclude the diagnosis of this subtype of leukemia.
www.diseases-n-symtoms.com /Acute_myelogenous_leukemia.php   (1305 words)

  
 Acute Myelogenous Leukemia -- Lawcore.com
Acute myelogenous leukemia is one of the forms of leukemia associated with exposure to benzene.
Acute myelogenous leukemia is often called acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute myelocytic leukemia and acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.
If you have been diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia because of an exposure to benzene at your workplace, there are lawyers that specialize in this legal field to help you claim compensation.
www.lawcore.com /benzene-exposure/acute-myelogenous-leukemia.html   (903 words)

  
 Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells of the myeloid tissue (bone marrow).
As such, AML is also referred to as acute myeloid leukemia.
AML sufferers have a high count of malignant white blood cells coupled with an extremely low count of red blood cells.
www.mediafact.com /benzene/acute-myelogenous-leukemia.php   (758 words)

  
 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
With AML, the leukemic cells are often referred to as blast cells.
Sometimes radiation therapy may be used to treat a large mass of leukemia cells in the spine or brain.
AML patients who have an allogeneic stem cell transplant are usually between the ages of 1 and 50 and are in remission.
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org /all_page?item_id=8459   (2637 words)

  
  MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) - adult
Acute myelogenous leukemia is a cancer of blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow.
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) may occur at any age, but it primarily affects adults and children younger than one year old.
Patients with AML are susceptible to bleeding and infection as the normal blood cells lose their ability to fight microorganisms and decrease in number.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000542.htm   (870 words)

  
 Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) - patient information
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a fast-growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
Acute myelogenous leukemia is also called acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, acute granulocytic leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.
This is because leukemia cells may be returned to the patient along with his or her blood-forming cells.
www.marrow.org /PATIENT/Undrstnd_Disease_Treat/Lrn_about_Disease/AML/index.html   (1958 words)

  
 Benzene Lawsuits - Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) from Benzene Exposure
In regards to acute myelogenous leukemia, overall, the strategy is to control bone marrow and systemic (whole-body) disease while offering specific treatment for the central nervous system (CNS), if involved.
Approximately half of newly diagnosed acute myelogenous leukemia patients are in this age group, with 75% achieving a complete remission (CR) after induction and consolidation therapy.
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) then you need to consult with an attorney to discuss a potential benzene exposure lawsuit.
www.benzenelawsuits.com /aml-acute-myelogenous-leukemia.cfm   (835 words)

  
 Benzene Lawyer Attorney - AML Leukemia | Benzene Exposure | Benzene Information | Benzene Law Firm | Benzene and ...
Benzene and leukemia focuses on the carcinogenic effects of benzene, detailing the different types of leukemia that can result from exposure to this chemical, as well as discussing past studies that illustrated a link between benzene exposure and AML leukemia.
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML leukemia) is one type of the cancer that can be caused by exposure to benzene, and this article discusses the symptoms of this disease, how it can affect the body, and what the possible treatments for the disease are.
Acute lymphocytic leukemia is another type of cancer that can be caused by exposure to benzene, and this article discusses the symptoms of this disease.
www.cleanwaterpartners.org /benzene   (970 words)

  
 Acute myelogenous leukemia - MayoClinic.com
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside bones where blood cells are made.
This type of leukemia is also known as acute myeloid leukemia, acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute granulocytic leukemia and acute nonlymphocytic leukemia.
Acute myelogenous leukemia is the most common form of leukemia.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/acute-myelogenous-leukemia/DS00548   (389 words)

  
 Official site for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia AML cancer information
Leukemia is cancer that originates in the bone marrow, the soft, spongy inner portion of certain bones, and in which the malignant cells are white blood cells (leukocytes).
Acute myelogenous leukemia is a malignancy that arises in either granulocytes or monocytes which are white blood cells that battle infectious agents throughout the body.
Although the exact cause of AML is unknown, exposure to benzene and cigarettes smoking are linked to the disease.
www.leukemia-web.org   (390 words)

  
 eMedicine - Acute Myelogenous Leukemia : Article by Karen Seiter, MD
Background: Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a malignant disease of the bone marrow in which hematopoietic precursors are arrested in an early stage of development.
For example, the cumulative incidence of acute leukemia in patients with breast cancer who were treated with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide as adjuvant therapy was 0.2-1.0% at 5 years.
Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), also known as M3, is the most common subtype of AML associated with DIC.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic34.htm   (8013 words)

  
 Acute Myelogenous Leukemia | Acute Myeloid Leukemia | Acute Mylogenous Leukemia | Acute Myloid Leukemia
The Leukemia Information Center is an educational library of comprehensive information on adult myelogenous leukemia (AML) for healthcare professionals and consumers in the United States.
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: A Patient Guide from the Leukemia Society of America
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Patient Guide from the Leukemia Society of America
www.meds.com /leukemia/leukemia.html   (241 words)

  
 Disease - Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) - adult - Detroit, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Acute myelogenous leukemia involves a malignancy (cancer) of blood-forming tissues of the bone marrow characterized by the proliferation of immature white blood cells.
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML); Acute granulocytic leukemia; Acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL)
Get protection from occupational exposure to agents associated with the development of acute leukemia and minimize radiation exposure.
www.henryfordhealth.org /15075.cfm   (794 words)

  
 Sloan-Kettering - Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML, also sometimes called acute myeloid leukemia or acute nonlymphocytic leukemia) is the most common leukemia diagnosed in adults.
Radiation therapy is sometimes used for leukemia in the central nervous system or elsewhere and for pain caused by bone destruction.
A stem cell or bone marrow transplant may be an option for some AML patients; this procedure is usually done after an initial remission is achieved.
www.mskcc.org /mskcc/html/5427.cfm   (219 words)

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