Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Mehdi Hamadani, Farrukh T. Awan, Edward A. Copelan

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Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an integral part of the treatment of many patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Despite extensive study, the appropriate role and timing of allogeneic and autologous transplantation in AML are poorly defined. This review critically analyzes the extensive literature, focusing on the recent advances, and provides practical recommendations for the use of HSCT in AML.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)556-567
Number of pages12
JournalBiology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Acute leukemia
  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Graft-versus-leukemia effect
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Reduced intensity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Transplantation


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