Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Treating Leukemia in Adults



Cancer

December 30, 2008

Leukemia Treatment in Adults
Study Shows Better Drug Response

Leukemia Leukemia as a cancer in children is often more treatable than when it occurs in adults. Now a new study shows better response for some adult leukemia patients with AML. Learn more about leukemia treatments, including bone marrow transplants.

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