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Leukemia patient saved by combination cancer treatment

Sue Hornacek was diagnosed with one of the deadliest cancers: acute myeloid leukemia (M3). She was saved by a treatment at Loyola that combined arsenic with a form of vitamin A. The combination treatment has relatively few side effects, and is highly effective in patients with Mrs. Hornacek’s subtype of leukemia. “This is an example of what cancer treatment should be,” said Mrs. Hornacek’s physician, Sucha Nand, MD. For more information, please visit https://www.loyolamedicine.org/cancer or call 888-584-7888.