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Myeloid Leukemia is an aggressive (fast-growing) disease in which too many myeloblasts (immature white blood cells that are not lymphoblasts) are found in the bone marrow and blood. Also called acute myeloblastic leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, AML, and ANLL.
Researchers discover how mutations in protein network drive high-risk leukemias

Researchers discover how mutations in protein network drive high-risk leukemias

Study finds steady decline in severe health problems for childhood cancer survivors

Study finds steady decline in severe health problems for childhood cancer survivors

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Researchers show how DPF2 protein controls blood cell production in leukemia

Researchers show how DPF2 protein controls blood cell production in leukemia

Researchers identify new drug target for two common types of myeloid leukemia

Researchers identify new drug target for two common types of myeloid leukemia

UT Health scientists discover epigenetic changes that contribute to AML

UT Health scientists discover epigenetic changes that contribute to AML

FDA approves new AML drug after clinical testing at Dana-Farber

FDA approves new AML drug after clinical testing at Dana-Farber

Study suggests how existing and emerging immunotherapy treatments could be successful for sarcomas

Study suggests how existing and emerging immunotherapy treatments could be successful for sarcomas

Formaldehyde exposure not linked to leukemia, research shows

Formaldehyde exposure not linked to leukemia, research shows

FDA approves new drug and chemotherapy combination for treatment of adult patients with AML

FDA approves new drug and chemotherapy combination for treatment of adult patients with AML

Second cancers are far deadlier in younger people than older adults

Second cancers are far deadlier in younger people than older adults

Scientists discover potential trigger for MDS in children with rare genetic disorder

Scientists discover potential trigger for MDS in children with rare genetic disorder

Scientists show p300 protein may stop MDS from developing into leukemia

Scientists show p300 protein may stop MDS from developing into leukemia

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

Study identifies potential Achilles heel of kinase-driven cancers

Study identifies potential Achilles heel of kinase-driven cancers

New study correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with 34 AML subgroups

New study correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with 34 AML subgroups

Early death from pediatric cancer subtypes more likely to happen than previously reported

Early death from pediatric cancer subtypes more likely to happen than previously reported

Research findings could guide development of potent combination therapies for leukemia

Research findings could guide development of potent combination therapies for leukemia

Clinical study seeks to examine new combination therapy for treating AML patients

Clinical study seeks to examine new combination therapy for treating AML patients

Study establishes ENL protein as potential drug target for acute myeloid leukemia

Study establishes ENL protein as potential drug target for acute myeloid leukemia