acute myeloid leukemia

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Overview from Medscape curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes:

    This 2020 encyclopedic update with treatment options for all stages of acute myeloid leukemia is comprehensive and clear. (Free registration required, written with a physician audience in mind.)

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    PDF from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued a 2020 edition of its Guidelines for Patients about acute myeloid leukemia.

    Go to full document published by the NCCN.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from MedPage Today curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved oral azacitidine (brand name Onureg) based on clinical trial results showing a 10-month improvement in overall survival for patients with acute myeloid leukemia who are ineligible for transplant.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Article from The ASCO Post curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    A clinical trial showed substantial benefits of progression-free survival and overall survival for patients with a particular form of acute myeloid leukemia when treated by gilteritinib versus chemotherapy. However, the disease was still fatal.

    Go to full article published by The ASCO Post.

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  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes:

    Acute myeloid leukemia is a particularly difficult-to-treat form of leukemia. There are standard treatments, but it may be best for a patient to consider a clinical trial early on. This article from Medscape clearly specifies diagnostic and therapeutic options.

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