Stem-Cell Transplants to Treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia: What You Need to Know Before, During, and After

Published Sep 10, 2020

Stem-Cell Transplants to Treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia: What You Need to Know Before, During, and After

A stem-cell transplant may be part of the treatment plan for people with AML and other types of blood cancer. Here's why you might need it and what the procedure entails.

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Treatment : Treatment Options

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  • For people deemed healthy enough, induction therapy is the standard treatment for AML
  • The process involves a seven-day chemotherapy regiment, followed by several weeks of recovery
  • The goal with this high-dose of chemo is to induce remission

Treatment : Treatment Options

  • For people deemed healthy enough, induction therapy is the standard treatment for AML
  • The process involves a seven-day chemotherapy regiment, followed by several weeks of recovery
  • The goal with this high-dose of chemo is to induce remission

Treatment : Targeted Therapies

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  • There have been some incredible breakthroughs in AML treatment options in recent decades
  • A wave of new targeted therapies have been approved for the disease, and doctors hope these approvals will unlock new and improved treatment options for those living with AML

Treatment : Targeted Therapies

  • There have been some incredible breakthroughs in AML treatment options in recent decades
  • A wave of new targeted therapies have been approved for the disease, and doctors hope these approvals will unlock new and improved treatment options for those living with AML
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