Telomere length is indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Posted by on June 30, 2016 7:53 pm
Categories: health

The chemotherapy treatments necessary to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) in children can be grueling on the body, and can cause health-related complications during therapy, as well as long down the road after remission. Children receiving chemotherapy for AML receive 4 to 5 intensive chemotherapy courses, and while some children recover quickly from each course, others may take several months or more, which increases their risk for life-threatening infections.

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