Criteria for Remission in AML

What constitutes a “remission” in AML? How does one know that a remission had been obtained? Not surprisingly, as befits this important question, International Working Group has enunciated criteria for defining a remission for AML. They are: Normal values for absolute neutrophil count (>1000/microL) and platelet count (>100,000/microL), and independence from red cell transfusion. A bone marrow biopsy that reveals no clusters or collections

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