Acute myeloid leukemia is also called acute myelocytic leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, acute granulocytic leukemia, acute non-lymphocytic leukemia, or sometimes just AML. It is most common in older people. For information on AML in children, see Leukemia
If you or someone you know has just been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, this short, simple guide can help.
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