How long does it take to die from UNTREATED acute myeloid leukemia?
- Lab GuyLv 61 year agoFavorite Answer
Those survival rates stated below are for treated cases.
Untreated AML can be days to months. It is called acute leukemia because people die very quickly of either infection or bleeding or complications of having AML.
The treated survival rates for the various types of AML are different depending on the type.
If you think you have acute leukemia then stop thinking about it because you don't. It's almost impossible to miss based on blood work and it presents with symptoms that are serious.
- SparkyLv 61 year ago
Approximately 27% of sufferers will live up to 5 years after diagnosis.
- Anonymous1 year ago
Survival times vary with the person, when it's found, how aggressive it is.
The five-year overall survival rate for AML is 27.4 percent, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This means that of the tens of thousands of Americans living with AML, an estimated 27.4 percent are still living five years after their diagnosis.
And that's likely WITH treatment. If you have it, you need to have a discussion with your doctor and oncologist.