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Acute myeloid leukaemia 

Acute myeloid leukaemia
Acute myeloid leukaemia

Jonathan Kell

, Steve Knapper

, and Alan Burnett

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date: 28 September 2021

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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