A 40-year-old member asked:
moving soon to another state. can i get the same treatment everywhere for cml?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
YES: Yes, you can get the same treatment everywhere for cml- unless if you are talking about clinical trial- then it is a different case. CML accounts for 15-20%of chronic leukemia. Is associated with abnormal bcr-abl fusion gene-that is becoming the target of treatment. Treatment is oral pill -tyrosine kinase inhibitor- gleevec-1st generation tki- sprycel or tasigna (nilotinib) are newer meds-also available.
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Yes: The standard treatments for CML are available throughout the United States.
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