What Happens After AML Treatment

African American man and doctor nurse caregiverCompleting treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) can feel like a rollercoaster experience. For some people, treatment may have destroyed the leukemia cells and you may feel excited and relieved to have finished treatment, but at the same time, you might feel stressed worrying about whether the leukemia will come back or not. These emotions are quite common in people who have had cancer. It may take some time before your concerns calm down, but it may help to know that many leukemia survivors have adapted to living with this state of unpredictability and are living their full lives.