Acute myeloid leukemia

By: Reid Eklund

Acute myelogenous leukemia is caused by damage to the DNA of developing cells in your bone marrow.

The bone marrow produces immature cells that develop into leukemic white blood cells called myeloblasts. These abnormal cells are unable to function properly and they can build up and crowd out healthy cells.

Some Celebrities with Leukemia

Treatment

Some treatments for Leukemia are..


-Chemotherapy

-Radiation Therapy

-Stem-Cell Transplant

Infectious?

Fortunately this disease is non communicable.