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Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL)

Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL) (November 2019)

Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APL) is a form of cancer affecting the stem cells that produce myeloid blood cells in the bone marrow. This booklet explains who gets APL and what causes it, and describes the signs and symptoms, the diagnosis, the two types of APL, the treatment options (including the long-term effects of treatment) and the prognosis.

Author(s)
Blood Cancer UK
Place of publication
London
Publisher
Date of publication
November 2019
Pages
124pp
Format
Booklet
Language
English
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