Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia - Also known as AML, acute myelogenous leukemia is a cancer of the myeloid line of white blood cells. The most common leukemia in adults, acute myelogenous leukemia is caused by the accelerated production of abnormal, immature myeloid cells, which accumulate in the blood and bone marrow. Other names for acute myelogenous leukemia include acute myelocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, acute granulocytic leukemia, and acute non-lymphocytic leukemia.
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