Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Outlook

What to expect with acute myelogenous leukemia:

  • Acute myelogenous leukemia responds to treatment in about 80 percent of patients.
  • About 30 percent of those with acute myelogenous leukemia live longer than 5 years.

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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