Detecting treatment-resistant mutations associated with leukemia relapse is key to pre-emptive intervention
Luke Turner |
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common type of blood cancer in adults. Starting suddenly and progressing rapidly, even those who achieve remission can’t breathe easy; as many as one-third of patients who receive chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant will relapse within three to six months. Unfortunately, transplantation is the only curative treatment for AML, so patients who relapse are left with few options.
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