Our Approach To Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Adults

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What Sets Us Apart

Acute myeloid leukemia is a fast-growing cancer that starts in blood-forming cells in the bone marrow, the spongy tissue in the center of bones. The condition prevents immature blood cells from maturing into healthy cells responsible for fighting infection, carrying oxygen to organs, and forming blood clots. 

Hematologists-oncologists at NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center manage this cancer quickly with the goal of achieving remission, in which cancer cells are no longer detected in the blood. Our specialists provide psychological and social support throughout treatment and recovery. They also offer rehabilitation services as needed through NYU Langone’s renowned Rusk Rehabilitation.

Doctors at NYU Langone also diagnose and treat childhood leukemias.


At NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, we personalize the care of every patient.More About Perlmutter Cancer Center

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Treatment at NYU Langone

Treatment of acute myeloid leukemia includes several cycles of chemotherapy and possibly stem cell transplantation, also known as a bone marrow transplant.

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