Treating acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
Read general information on the treatments used for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
Find out about the possible chemotherapy drugs that you might be offered, and how they might be given
ATRA (All Trans-Retinoic Acid), also known as tretinoin may be given alongside chemotherapy for people with a rare type of AML called acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)
Read about the possible long-term effects of treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) such as heart changes and infertility, although these won't happen for everyone
Having high-dose treatment and a stem cell transplant allows you to have much higher doses of chemotherapy than usual - find out more
Find out about radiotherapy as a treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
Find out about other treatments for AML including Clofarabine, Gemtuzumab, ACC220 and Arsenic trioxide (ATO, Trisenox®)
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