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Myeloid Leukemia (Leukemia, Myelocytic) Summary

Description: Form of leukemia characterized by an uncontrolled proliferation of the myeloid lineage and their precursors (MYELOID PROGENITOR CELLS) in the bone marrow and other sites.

Also Known As: Leukemia, Myelocytic; Leukemia, Myeloid; Leukemia, Monocytic, Chronic; Monocytic Leukemia, Chronic; Chronic Monocytic Leukemia Show All >>

Networked: 2978 relevant articles (144 outcomes, 302 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Myeloid Leukemia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. imatinib (Gleevec) : 24 outcomes 1 study in 42 results : FDA 3
  2. Protein-Tyrosine Kinases (Tyrosine Kinase) : 19 outcomes 3 studies in 52 results : IBA
  3. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U) : 7 outcomes 21 studies in 92 results : FDA 13 Generic
  4. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 6 outcomes 14 studies in 113 results : FDA 27 Generic
  5. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 6 outcomes in 16 results : FDA 2
  6. Interferons : 4 outcomes 1 study in 16 results : IBA
  7. Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 63 results : IBA
  8. Busulfan (Busulfex) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 27 results : FDA 2
  9. bosutinib : 3 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  10. Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 61 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Myeloid Leukemia

  1. Leukemia
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  3. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Acute Myelogenous Leukemia)
  4. Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
  5. Blast Crisis (Blast Phase)
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Key Therapies for Myeloid Leukemia

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 10 outcomes 14 studies in 90 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 27 results
  4. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
  5. Stem Cell Transplantation : 4 outcomes in 22 results
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