Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), also called acute myeloid leukemia or acute myelocytic leukemia, is the second most common blood cancer in children, affecting about 500 children in the U.S. each year. AML starts in the young cells that form normal mature blood cells.
The Cancer Center at CHOP is top ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 rankings of Best Children's Hospitals. Our center is also ranked number one in the nation, in Parents magazine’s 2013 report of 10 Best Children’s Hospitals.