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Acute Myeloid Leukemia Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for acute myeloid leukemia.

Prevention

There is no way to completely prevent cancer. But there are things you can do that might lower your risk. Learn more.