Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Acute Leukemias

Edited by Pier Paolo Piccaluga

University of Bologna

Written by expert research teams, this book describes different aspects of both acute myeloid and acute lymphocytic leukemia, specifically their pathobiology, classification/diagnosis, and treatment. Chapters highlight current research as well as the gold standards for diagnosis and treatment of these diseases, examining recent advances in personalized approaches to acute leukemia.

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Acute LeukemiasEdited by Pier Paolo Piccaluga

Published: March 24th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87292

ISBN: 978-1-83881-169-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-168-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-173-0

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Introductory Chapter: A Brief History of Acute Leukemias Treatment

By Pier Paolo Piccaluga

74

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2. Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML): A Mimicker of KMT2A-Rearranged Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

By Ashraf Abdullah Saad

236

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3. Reactive Oxygen Species and Metabolic Re-Wiring in Acute Leukemias

By Andrew J. Robinson, Richard L. Darley and Alex Tonks

203

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4. The Key Role of the Phosphatase PP2A in the Development of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By Javier Marco, Irene Peris, Carmen Vicente and Elena Arriazu

79

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5. Melanin, from an Evolutionary Remnant to the Myeloid Lineage Cell’s Main Energy Source. The Unsuspected Intrinsic Property of Melanin to Dissociate the Molecule from Water. Possible Implications in the Context of Acute Leukemias

By Arturo Solís Herrera, Ruth I. Solís Arias and Luis F. Torres Solís

145

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6. Self-Renewal Pathways in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Stem Cells

By Jonason Yang, Nunki Hassan, Sheng Xiang Franklin Chen, Jayvee Datuin and Jenny Y. Wang

187

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7. MicroRNAs and Their Role in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

By Edgardo Becerra Becerra and Guadalupe García-Alcocer

154

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8. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Adolescents and Young Adults

By Martha Alvarado-Ibarra, José Antonio De la Peña Celaya, Luara Luz Arana-Luna, Eleazar Hernández-Ruiz, José Luis Alvarez Vera, María Eugenia Espitia Ríos and Juan Manuel Pérez Zúñiga

138

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9. What Is the Best Choice and Dose of Anthracycline for Induction Chemotherapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia?

By Sravanti Rangaraju and Omer Jamy

158

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10. Treatment of AML in Older Patients

By Jacobien Hilberink and Gerwin Huls

174

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11. Stem Cell Transplantation in Acute Myeloid Laeukemia

By Salvatore Leotta, Annalisa Condorelli, Giovanni Schininà, Roberta Sciortino, Alessandra Cupri and Giuseppe Milone

127

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12. Consolidation: Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Acute Leukemia

By Fatma Keklik Karadağ, Fahri Şahin and Güray Saydam

133

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13. Molecular Monitoring in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Undergoing Matched Unrelated Donor: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

By Irina Panovska-Stavridis

114

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14. Target Therapy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By Vasko Graklanov

206

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15. Targeting of Post-Transcriptional Regulation as Treatment Strategy in Acute Leukemia

By Paulina Podszywalow-Bartnicka, Magdalena Wolczyk and Katarzyna Piwocka

131

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16. Mechanisms of Resistence of New Target Drugs in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

By Debora Capelli, Francesco Saraceni, Diego Menotti, Alessandro Fiorentini and Attilio Olivieri

219

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