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Archive for the 'AML' Category

Promising Study Outcomes for AML Patients
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A recent study conducted at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute reveals that there is a promising treatment for older patients suffering from acute myloid leukemia (AML). According to researchers, phase II of the study found that older patients treated with the drug decitabine had a higher than expected recovery […]

Walking Helps Leukemia Chemotherapy Patients
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A study published in the May issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management  indicates that a walking exercise program can  reduce fatigue levels in those AML( acute myelogenous leukemia) patients  who are being treated with chemotherapy. Dr. Yeur-Hur Lai of National Taiwan University in Taipei and colleagues randomly assigned 22 hospitalized AML patients  to […]

Another example AML-Benzene case
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This one is also from the Texas area.  This shows a typical situation where the AML was possibly caused by benzene exposure.  We see independent contractors as clients fairly often, because this is how a lot of work was done at these refineries. An independent contractor for various local refineries during the ’60s and early […]

AML Benzene case filed in Illinois
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Why would it be important to list how a person learned about the connection between AML and benzene?  This article, I found,  lists that as the headline.  The person who filed the lawsuit learned about the connection between AML and Benzene from a TV ad.  The reason it may be important is that the case […]

What is AML- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a blood disease of your blood. AML is when you do not have enough red and white blood cells.  Another way to describe AML is that your blood grows Blasts which are a early type of white blood cell.  It grows these blasts so fast that they basically push out […]