Incidence and Mortality
Estimated new cases and deaths from acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the United States in 2014:
New cases: 18,860.
Prognosis and Survival
Advances in the treatment of AML (also called acute myelogenous leukemia, acute nonlymphocytic leukemia [ANLL]) have resulted in substantially improved complete remission (CR) rates. Treatment should be sufficiently aggressive to achieve CR because partial remission offers no substantial survival...