What is acute promyelocytic leukemia?

Answer Acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) affects the promyelocytes---a type of white blood cell. It can strike both children and adults. Successful treatment can achieve remission in a high number of pat... Read More »

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WHAT SHOULD I DO....MARRY HER OR NOT (acute lymphoblastic leukemia)?

There are NO guarantees in life. You or she could be hit by a car on your wedding day. Or any one of life's unexpected ways of dying. If you really love this woman, you would never ask this ques... Read More »

What is acute lymphocytic leukemia treatment like?

I thought that you were writing a story about a girl with AML.Regardless, please be aware that you really will not be able to accurately portray leukemia without having first-hand knowledge of it y... Read More »

What are the survival rates for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia?

Cytogenetic analysis of the bone marrow is one of the most important prognostic factors. Patients with t(8;21), t(15;17) or inversion 16 have the best prognosis, with long-term survival rates of ap... Read More »

Can Acute Myeloid Leukemia cause or be linked to Cardiac Arrest in a 7-year-old boy?

Answer Yes, unfortunately occasionally it progresses very quickly and can casue cardiac arrest.