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New Treatment Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Vyxeos combines two previously approved drugs By Scott Roberts (HealthDay News) — The combination chemotherapy drug Vyxeos (daunorubicin and cytarabine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first treatment for certain high-risk types of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). AML is an aggressive blood cancer that forms in the bone marrow.…