Expert Video - What new treatments are in development for AML?

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) expert Dr. David Steensma describes encouraging developments in treating AML. This includes the FDA approval of eight new treatments in the past few years and the many clinical trials under way for AML. Medications that target specific mutations responsible for AML are also available as targeted therapy. Some of these target the bone marrow environment where AML cells develop. New chemotherapy drugs for AML are also being developed.

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