Acute Myeloid Leukemia is a kind of blood cancer that develops from blood forming cells and starts in bone marrow. Symptoms include fatigue, acute fever, loss of sudden weight or appetite and sweating at night. Other symptoms may include bone or joint pain, rashes on skin, headache, blurred vision, vomiting and enlarged lymph nodes.
HOW IS ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA DIAGNOSED?
This disease is diagnosed by a series of tests conducted after a medical exam. The tests are- Blood tests, bone marrow tests, imaging tests, and spinal fluid.
HOW IS ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA TREATED?
The treatments include chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants, radiation therapy, and treatment continues even after remission.
DID YOU KNOW?
Smoking is considered to be a major cause of Acute myeloid leukemia and that is why males are more prone to the disease.