In this video, expert Dr. David Steensma explains that there are a number of types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Types include treatment-related AML, also called secondary or therapy-related AML (tAML), AML with myelodysplasia-related changes (AML-MRC), and acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL). The different types of AML can make it a challenge to match the treatment to each patient.
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