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Datamonitor Healthcare Oncology Disease Analysis: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

April 23, 2021

Since 2017, there have been nine new drugs approved for AML in the US, dramatically changing the treatment landscape. Gone is the era where all front-line patients received either 7+3 chemotherapy or a hypomethylating agent (decitabine or azacitidine). Many of the new therapies target specific segments of AML or patients with specific mutations. As such, there is currently little competition between the new therapies, but that will change as therapies receive label expansions and new competitor therapies are approved. 

Datamonitor Healthcare estimates that in 2018, there were 158,400 incident cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) worldwide, and expects that number to increase to 169,000 incident cases by 2027. Approximately 60% of newly diagnosed patients are eligible for intensive chemotherapy, such as the 7+3 regimen of cytarabine and daunorubicin. 

This Datamonitor Healthcare report contains a Disease Analysis module.

Indications Covered: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
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