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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bcr-abl: CML is a clonal disorder (cancer) of the white blood cells in the blood (= -emia part). Other leukemias include cll, aml, all, etc. CML is often diagn ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A blood cancer: CML is a blood cancer that develops slowly (hence chronic). If untreated it will eventually be life threatening. It is associated a unique chromosoma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Can be fatal: This is a disease that was associated with a shortened life span. The discovery of a specific cancer cell mutation and medications that attack that mu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
White cell cancer: The bone marrow cells that produce granulocytes (needed to fight infections) grow out of control and are present in large numbers in the blood and oth ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CML: CML is associated with philadelphia chromosome that result in the abnormal bcr-abl fusion gene. This becomes the target of treatment in cml. Oral tyro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Blood, bone marrow: Common tests include blood review, floww cytometry, and a bone marrowe and biopsy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fatigue: Fatigue is the most common symptom. Examination may show an enlarged spleen. The diagnosis is suspected by blood testing and confirmed by bone marrow ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Myeloproliferative: It is in a group of disorders referred to as myeloproliferative neoplasms. There are essentially four: chronic myelogenous leukemia, essential throm ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CML: CML is associated with philadelphia chromosome that result in the abnormal bcr-abl fusion gene. This becomes the target of treatment in cml. Oral tyr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not inherited: CML is associated with chromosome damage (the philadelphia chromosome). This is not inherited. The damage is to bone morrow stem cells and occurs lon ... Read More
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