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CURE’s acute myeloid leukemia page features the latest cancer news and updates on acute myeloid leukemia. Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in acute myeloid leukemia.

Phase 2 Trial Initiated for Second Line Treatment of AML and MDS

November 18th 2021, 12:00am


A phase 2 trial of aspacytarabine (BST-236) was initiated in patients with AML and MDS.

New Drug Disappoints for Pancreatic Cancer and AML Treatment

October 29th 2021, 7:00pm


Study results showed that CPI-613 did not improve survival in patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.

‘Mommy Doesn’t Have Hair Right Now’: Receiving a Cancer Diagnosis as a Young Mother

October 28th 2021, 3:00pm


On this episode of the “Cancer Horizons” podcast, CURE® contributor Amanda Ferraro describes what it was like to receive a cancer diagnosis at 28 years old with a 3-year-old child and discusses the importance of mental health for cancer survivors.

Better Days Ahead for Patients With AML

October 20th 2021, 9:00pm


An abundance of clinical trials is giving patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) hope for a better future.

Third Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine May Increase Protection in Immunocompromised Patients

August 19th 2021, 9:00pm


Patients who are immunocompromised, such as patients with blood cancers, may get the boosted immunity needed to reduce their risk for contracting COVID-19 and hospitalization for compilations related to the virus.

Treatment of AML in Older Patients Almost At ‘The Holy Grail’

August 14th 2021, 6:00pm


“We are fortunate now to live in an era where we have nine new drugs approved (for AML) just in the last five years,” says an expert from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Educated Patients Are The ‘Key To The Success’ Of Their Cancer Therapy

August 11th 2021, 6:00pm


“More and more (patients and physicians) need to work together in partnership throughout the cancer journey in order to optimize and make the journey the best possible that we can for every single patient,” says an expert from the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Paying it Forward in the Flow

July 16th 2021, 4:00pm


A woman shares the story of her journey with multiple cancer types, including the same one that her mother died from.

Palliative Care Improves Coping in Patients with A Certain Type of Leukemia

June 9th 2021, 9:00pm


Introducing integrated palliative care to patients with a certain type of leukemia was shown to facilitate active coping strategies, which could improve a patient’s quality of life.

Potential Genetic Target Found for Treating Pediatric Leukemia

May 24th 2021, 9:00pm


Scientists have identified a potentially valuable genetic target in children with acute myeloid leukemia that could lead to further studies in immunotherapy drugs for the disease.