An elderly male patient was admitted with severe COVID-19 infection.
He was previously being treated for CLL.
His WBC counts were normal, Hemoglobin was 8 gms/dl, and platelet c...
The treatment of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML):
1. Anthracycline (Daunorubicin or Idarubicin) +
2. Cytarabine +/ - Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin
Adcetris is the brand name of Brentuximab Vedotin. This drug is unique as it has two different components:
New drugs are being tested for the treatment of Multiple Myeloma to find the least toxic and most potent one.
Let's talk about how these drugs act.