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Acute myeloid leukaemia 

Acute myeloid leukaemia

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Acute myeloid leukaemia
Author(s):

Jonathan Kell

, Steve Knapper

, and Alan Burnett

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.220304
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date: 26 June 2017

It is believed that acute myeloblastic leukaemia arises in a haematopoietic stem cell as a result of mutations which promote growth or inhibit apoptosis arising in association with mutations that inhibit differentiation. In most cases there is no obvious cause, but exposure to chemical and ionizing radiation may be relevant, including previous chemotherapy for solid tumours....

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