Blood cancers

Childhood cancer survivors at 50-fold increased risk of therapy-related AML

Childhood cancer survivors treated with chemotherapy and or radiotherapy are at an almost fifty-fold increased risk of AML compared to those without cancer, the first study of its kind reports. While the absolute risk of therapy-related AML (t-AML) was small, the finding was pertinent given that AML was one of the most commonly diagnosed malignancies ...

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