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By Zeev Estrov (auth.), Lalitha Nagarajan (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0387692576

ISBN-13: 9780387692579

Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), is the commonest kind of leukemia in adults. AML is a dangerous kind of malignancy, the analysis for which has no longer greater within the final twenty years. extra importantly, it's a malignancy that's obvious in older adults, for that reason the variety of circumstances is probably going to upward thrust because the inhabitants a while.

Over the previous 15 years, genetic mechanisms underlying AML have started to spread. extra learn during this zone has helped establish key parts and features. as a result, certain treatment of AML is receiving a lot recognition. it's the desire of researchers that as with continual myelogenous leukemia (CML), and the drug, Gleevec, a designated remedy for AML may be discovered.

"The powerful remedy of acute myelogenous leukemia continues to be an exceptional problem. this article experiences our figuring out of the molecular and biologic foundation of the illness. top investigators tackle advances in prognostication and healing techniques that experience major promise."

Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
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