Chemotherapy is the main treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), you might also have a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.
Find out about how your doctor decides which treatment you need and the types of treatment you might have.
Chemotherapy uses anti cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to destroy cancer cells. You usually have it as part of your treatment for AML.
Read about AML growth factors.
Find out about what happens when you have radiotherapy for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
You might either have a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.
Find out about leukapheresis treatment and how you have it.
Read more about the possible side effects from AML treatment.
You have follow up appointments to check how you are and whether you have any problems or worries.