Leukemia (AML/MDS) Moon Shots update
Cancer Newsline - 06/30/2014
Acute Myeloid leukemia (AML) involves an overgrowth of immature blood cells, while myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) happen when the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells. MD Anderson Cancer Center is the world’s largest practice for treating AML and MDS. Guillermo Garcia-Manero, M.D., professor in Leukemia at MD Anderson, discusses milestones made with this MD Anderson moon shots, including new research with immunotherapy and ways to make stem cell transplantation less toxic.