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Understanding acute myeloid leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia is a complex disease, but we would like to help you understand it. We have put together a number of resources to answer your queries on acute myeloid leukemia. Take a look below to find information on every step of your journey with acute myeloid leukemia, from diagnosis to remission.

What is acute myeloid leukemia?

Information about what happens to the body when acute myeloid leukemia develops.

Causes & symptoms

A summary of what to look out for and possible triggers that may cause acute myeloid leukemia.


The tests that are used to tell if acute myeloid leukemia is present.


Different forms of acute myeloid leukemia and how they are classified.


Up-to-date information on what types of therapy are available.



How acute myeloid leukemia progresses and the factors that influence this.


What this means and what the next steps are.


What happens when acute myeloid leukemia comes back and how this is managed.


Information on COVID-19 and acute myeloid leukemia.