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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Hammond
48 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes : CML used to be bad, 50% dead in 5 years. Today treatment with tyrosine kinase inhibitors results in 95% of patients being alive 5 years after diagnosi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
CML: We have several medications now to treat this and there is typically a high response rate. The most common drug used is called imatinib but there are ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
CBC: Get a blood count. Can be reviewed under the microscope. Then if felt to be abnormal, then the hematologist will obtain what is called BCR-ABL by FI ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience in Medical Oncology
Marrow cancer: CML is a marrow malignancy characterized by excessive number of white blood cells with various degrees of maturation. Most CML patients have deficient ... Read More
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