Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Long-Term SurvivorsJennifer Cheng M*, Christopher S Hourigan and Thomas J Smith
Department of Pain and Palliative Service, Clinical Centre, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- M Jennifer Cheng
Centre of Pain and Palliative Service
Clinical Centre, National Institutes of Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: February 20, 2014; Accepted date: March 28, 2014; Published date: April 10, 2014
Citation: Jennifer Cheng M, Hourigan CS, Smith TJ (2014) Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Long-Term Survivors. J Leuk (Los Angel) 2:135. doi: 10.4172/2329-6917.1000135
Copyright: © 2014 Jennifer Cheng M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, providedthe original author and source are credited.
The number of Leukemia patients and survivors is growing. This review summarizes what is known regarding the Health Related Quality Of Life (HRQOL) and medical complications associated with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) disease and treatment and highlights understudied aspects of adult AML survivorship care, and potential novel areas for intervention.