ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA
07 Dec 2018
Acute Myeloid Leukemia caused by the production of excessive WBC in blood, is said to occur mostly in adults affecting about 10,670 people in US and new cases could be around 19,520. It can occur in children too. The early signs of this cancer type include bone pain, lethargy and fatigue, shortness of breath, pale skin, frequent infections, and easy bruising. The causes are chemical radiations, genetic and blood related diseases, smoking, increasing age, and gender. The treatments are given as Remission induction (often just called induction), Consolidation (post-remission therapy), and other cell transplants based upon the age.