This animation explains the current treatments for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). It also explains key terms used in AML treatment such as complete remission, measurable residual disease (MRD), hematologic recovery, cytogenetic response, and molecular response. Treatment options are described, such as induction chemotherapy, consolidation chemotherapy, stem cell transplant, and targeted therapy. It’s important to discuss all treatment options with your doctor or cancer care team, so you can make the best decisions that are right for you.
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This educational activity has been developed by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, Inc. and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Acceleron, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene Corporation, Daiichi Sankyo, Jazz Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Oncology.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.