Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is an aggressive condition that develops rapidly, so Acute Myeloid Leukemia treatment will usually begin a few days after a diagnosis has been confirmed. As AML is a complex condition, it’s usually treated by a multidisciplinary team (MDT) – a group of different specialists working together (see below).Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment that develops rapidly.
Your Acute Myeloid Leukemia treatment plan: Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment is often carried out in two stages:
- Induction – the aim of this initial stage of treatment is to kill as many leukaemia cells in your blood and bone marrow as possible, restore your blood to proper working order and treat any symptoms you may have.
- Consolidation – this stage aims to prevent the cancer returning (relapsing), by killing any remaining leukaemia cells that may be present in your body.