Canterbury DHB


Management of older patients with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

The American Society of Haematology has published a guideline on the treatment of AML in older patients.

If intensive treatment is to be recommended for an older patient then consider the following:

In patients over 60:

For older patients with AML that are suitable for intensive treatment, give 3 courses of chemotherapy.

DA 3+10 followed by DA 3+8 plus MidAC

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April 2021

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April 2023


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Topic Code: 4664