Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) or acute myeloid leukemia is a cancerous disease that causes malignance in the cells found in the bone marrow and the blood (Andreeff). The word “acute” refers to the rapid progression of the disease. On the other hand, the term “myelogenous” is used to symbolize the effects of this disease on the myeloid cells (a white blood cells group). The development of these cells normally takes place into numerous mature blood cells types including platelets, white blood cells, and red blood cells (McCabe 63). In standard form, acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) Continue reading...