Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

Common Name(s)

Acute Myelocytic Leukemia, AML - Acute myeloid leukemia

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4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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MPDSUPPORT.ORG

Since 1994, our MPD-SUPPORT web site and free support email list offers interesting information on chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, agnogenic myeloid metaplasia, myelodysplasia, and myelofibrosis. Anyone - patient, family member, or health professional, is welcome to join our growing list of subscribers. Our archives are available for you to research information.

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Acute Myelocytic Leukemia" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

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Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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MPDSUPPORT.ORG

Since 1994, our MPD-SUPPORT web site and free support email list offers interesting information on chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, agnogenic myeloid metaplasia, myelodysplasia, and myelofibrosis. Anyone - patient, family member, or health professional, is welcome to join our growing list of subscribers. Our archives are available for you to research information.

http://www.mpdsupport.org

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Acute Myelocytic Leukemia" returned 48 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Refractory hemophagocytic syndrome in a patient with acute myelocytic leukemia.
 

Author(s): Toru Takahashi, Masafumi Matsugama

Journal: Blood. 2013 Apr;121(15):2820.

 

Last Updated: 23 May 2013

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Impact of FLT3 ITD/NPM1 mutation status in adult patients with acute myelocytic leukemia autografted in first remission.
 

Author(s): Norbert-Claude Gorin, Myriam Labopin, Giovanna Meloni, Arnaud Pigneux, Jordi Esteve, Mohty Mohamad,

Journal: Haematologica. 2013 Feb;98(2):e12-4.

 

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2013

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Relation between IRF-1 gene and acute myelocytic leukemia in Kashmiri population.
 

Author(s): Tanzeela Khan, Bashir Ahmad Ganai, Akbar Masood, Jeelani Samoon, Sabha Rasool Beigh, Falak Qazi

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2011 ;12(4):1035-9.

 

The IRF-1 protein, a mammalian transcriptional factor encoded by a gene located in 5q23-q31, has antioncogenic properties. Involved in regulation of differentiation and proliferation, IRF-1 acts as a tumor suppressor gene and is inactivated by deletion of its one or more exons (exon ...

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2011

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The terms "Acute Myelocytic Leukemia" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Importance of immunophenotyping of leukemia myelocytic acute].
 

Author(s): S L Martins, R P Falcão

Journal: Rev Assoc Med Bras. ;46(1):57-62.

 

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2000

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Autologous stem cell transplantation in acute myelocytic leukemia.
 

Author(s): N C Gorin

Journal: Blood. 1998 Aug;92(4):1073-90.

 

Last Updated: 10 Sep 1998

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Use of cytokines in the treatment of acute myelocytic leukemia: a critical review.
 

Author(s): R B Geller

Journal: J. Clin. Oncol.. 1996 Apr;14(4):1371-82.

 

The colony-stimulating factors (CSFs) have been evaluated in patients with acute myelocytic leukemia (AML), both as potential priming agents and during and/or following induction chemotherapy to shorten the period of myelosuppression. The purpose of this review is to evaluate critically ...

Last Updated: 25 Jul 1996

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Recombinant Human Thrombopoietin (rhTPO) in Management of Chemotherapy-induced Thrombocytopenia in Acute Myelocytic Leukemia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Antineoplastic Adverse Reaction; Thrombocytopenia; Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

 

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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A Phase 2 Study of ABT-199 in Subjects With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia; AML; Acute Myeloid Leukemia

 

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2014

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Donor Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With High Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Acute Megakaryoblastic Leukemia (M7); Adult Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (M5a); Adult Acute Monocytic Leukemia (M5b); Adult Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia With Maturation (M2); Adult Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Without Maturation (M1); Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Remission; Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With 11q23 (MLL) Abnormalities; Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With Del(5q); Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With Inv(16)(p13;q22); Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(16;16)(p13;q22); Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia With t(8;21)(q22;q22); Adult Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia (M4); Adult Erythroleukemia (M6a); Adult Pure Erythroid Leukemia (M6b); Childhood Acute Erythroleukemia (M6); Childhood Acute Megakaryocytic Leukemia (M7); Childhood Acute Monoblastic Leukemia (M5a); Childhood Acute Monocytic Leukemia (M5b); Childhood Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia With Maturation (M2); Childhood Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia Without Maturation (M1); Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Remission; Childhood Acute Myelomonocytic Leukemia (M4); Recurrent Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Recurrent Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Untreated Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Untreated Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Other Myeloid Malignancies

 

Last Updated: 17 Sep 2014

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