Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia

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What is Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia?

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. With CML, the bone marrow makes abnormal blood cells including:


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What It Is
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Causes
Causes
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Diagnosis
Diagnosis
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Symptoms
Symptoms
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Complications
Complications
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Screening for Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia
Screening
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Medications
Medications
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Prevention
Prevention
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Treatment
Treatment
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Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia Care
Care
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