You might have a transplant with high dose chemotherapy and sometimes radiotherapy. They are sometimes called stem cell rescue, or bone marrow rescue, or intensive treatment.
Find out about stem cell transplants for acute myeloid leukaemia and how a donor is chosen.
Find out about a bone marrow transplant for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and how you have your bone marrow taken.
Find out about what happens when you have a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.
The side effects of a stem cell or bone marrow transplant include a risk of infection and bleeding and sickness and diarrhoea.
Find out who can be a bone marrow or stem cell donor and how you can donate bone marrow or stem cells.