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What chances are there of AML reccuring in the future to a girl who suffered from it when she was 12 and was cured within a year? The girl is 22 now.If AML has not recurred in ten years, the chances of it recurring or relapsing now are very less indeed.
Also, could there be any likelihood of it being passed on to offspring?This is not a hereditary disorder in the vast majority of cases.
So chances of passing this on to the offspring are almost nil.
i read somewhere that it usually only recurrs within 2 years
do u know of any cases that it has relapsed?
after 2 years or so
So if she has not had a recurrence in ten years then the chances of recurrence are rare.
There have been cases, but those are rare.
does that mean her body has fought it completely when she was cured? what is a relapse? is it basically an inadequate cure?
or the AML was still there but was unoticed?
does that mean her body has fought it completely when she was cured? Yeswhat is a relapse?Relapse means recurrence of a disease after it has been cured or treated.is it basically an inadequate cure?Yes it could also represent inadequate cure which may be resistance of the tumor cells to chemotherapy.
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