An Leukemia AML prognosis is a medical opinion in which possible outcome of the disease is found out. If the cancer responds well to the treatment then its prognosis may prove to be favorable but it the cancer is difficult to control then its prognosis is unfavorable .
Those people who have AML are very keen to know what the future holds regarding their life. The patient should understand that what actually AML is and what he should expect because then only he is able to plan a good treatment and can think of adopting a lifestyle that is suitable to his health.
An AML prognosis can be affected by certain factors which include:
• Type and location of the cancer.
• Stage of the disease.
• Grade of the cancer.
• Number of white blood cells present in the body.
• Response of the cancer to its treatment.
• Whether the AML was caused due to previous anti-cancer treatment.
All the factors that could affect the patient’s treatment and disease are considered carefully by the doctors when they are discussing the person’s prognosis and then they try to predict the possible chances. AML Prognosis is based upon information of thousands of patients of cancer collected by several researchers. The statistics of a group is considered when it comes to an individual patient who has similar condition to those who are in the group. But one thing should be kept in mind that prognosis is just a prediction and what will actually happen to the patient in future is also unknown by the doctor.
Most of the patients of AML are unknown of what they are actually suffering from that’s why AML prognosis is recommended because it is easy to cope up if the patient knows the statistics.