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Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008 May;14(5):556-67. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2008.02.019.

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in adults with acute myeloid leukemia.

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  • 1Division of Hematology & Oncology, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.


Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an integral part of the treatment of many patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Despite extensive study, the appropriate role and timing of allogeneic and autologous transplantation in AML are poorly defined. This review critically analyzes the extensive literature, focusing on the recent advances, and provides practical recommendations for the use of HSCT in AML.

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