Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer of the bone marrow caused by an alteration in the maturation and proliferation of bone marrow stem cells that produce blood cells. It is the most frequent acute leukemia in adults, most cases appear after 60 years.

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
It’s not an easy process, certainly not, I don’t think anyone should be misled about that. You need a lot of patience and the path is riddled with obstacles. But with optimism, hope, and the desire to fight, it can definitely be overcome.
It is important that patients seek support in the people they are closest to and in their healthcare professionals. We must all maintain a positive attitude, be strong and, above all, trust each other.

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Substantiated information by:

Laia Guardia Roca
Marina Diaz

Published: 8 April 2019
Updated: 8 April 2019


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