By Zeev Estrov (auth.), Lalitha Nagarajan (eds.)
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), is the most typical kind of leukemia in adults. AML is a perilous kind of malignancy, the diagnosis for which has no longer greater within the final 20 years. extra importantly, it's a malignancy that's visible in older adults, hence the variety of situations is probably going to upward push because the inhabitants a while.
Over the previous 15 years, genetic mechanisms underlying AML have started to spread. extra examine during this zone has helped determine key elements and features. accordingly, specified treatment of AML is receiving a lot realization. it's the desire of researchers that as with continual myelogenous leukemia (CML), and the drug, Gleevec, a detailed remedy for AML should be discovered.
"The powerful therapy of acute myelogenous leukemia continues to be an exceptional problem. this article studies our knowing of the molecular and biologic foundation of the disorder. major investigators deal with advances in prognostication and healing techniques that experience major promise."
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia: Genetics, Biology and Therapy by Zeev Estrov (auth.), Lalitha Nagarajan (eds.)