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To Learn More About Melanoma

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about melanoma, see the following:

  • Melanoma Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
  • Skin Cancer Prevention
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Drugs Approved for Melanoma
  • Biological Therapies for Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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General Information About Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Incidence and Mortality Note: Estimated new cases and deaths from acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the United States in 2013:[1] New cases: 14,590. Deaths: 10,370. Advances in the treatment of AML (also called acute myelogenous leukemia, acute nonlymphocytic leukemia [ANLL]) have resulted in substantially improved complete remission (CR) rates.[1] Treatment should be sufficiently aggressive to achieve CR because partial remission offers no substantial survival benefit. Approximately...

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  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

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Last Updated: February 25, 2014
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