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What Are Hypomethylating Agents?
Posted: May 05, 2023
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HealthTree University: Know Your Therapy - Hypomethylating Agents (Azacitidine and Decitabine)

Hypomethylating agents are a type of medication used to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML) by reducing the amount of methylation in cells. These drugs can help slow the growth of cancer cells and promote the growth of healthy bone marrow cells. If you want to learn more about hypomethylating agents for AML, check out the videos below! You can watch the full course on HealthTree University for free. Create a HealthTree University account to track your progress, take notes, and bookmark favorite lessons.

18.01    What are hypomethylating agents?


18.02    How do hypomethylating agents work to treat AML?


18.03    What are the hypomethylating agents currently being used to treat AML? How are they administered?


We’d like to thank our faculty who donated their time in creating these videos, including:

  • Elias Jabbour, MD

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The author Clark Ahlstrom

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Clark Ahlstrom

Clark Ahlstrom is the video team manager for HealthTree University and oversees video production of new HealthTree University videos. He started working at the foundation together with Jenny Ahlstrom, his mother, after her myeloma diagnosis.

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