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Can You Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Quickly
By oncologist: This is a somewhat indolent form of leukemia which responds to treatment and can be carried for many years without major illenss. You could only have known about this if you had a bone marrow and blood test from your oncologist whose recommendations i would continue to follow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more
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 diagnosed by testing on peripheral blood or bone marrow. The bcr-abl translocation (philadelphia chromosome) is found in cml. Treatment may be a variety of pills. The most common initial treatment has been gleevec. Other drugs are available. ...Read more
Sure, i've heard of chronic myelogenous leukemia. But now that I have it, I want to know what is really happening in my body.?
Cancer of WBC: CML is a chronic leukemia- cancer of the white blood cells. The bad news is that you have cancer. The good news is that you can control-perhaps to "cure" this leukemia with pill that you take at daily basis. The prognosis majority is very good. Only for a few cases-that people need bone marrow transplantation for cml- nowadays. For further detail info- read at www.Nccn.Com for patient resource. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 tyrosine kinase inhibitor (tki) is the treatment of cml. The 1st generation is gleevec. Other tki that is more specific to block the bcr/abl fusion gene also available- sprycel and tasigna. Bone marrow transplant is available only for specific case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 other organs. The disease is quite treatable these days because of targeted therapy and long lasting remissions are possible in most people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 chromosomal injury, the philadelphia chromosome. New drugs (tkis) target this damage and reliably produce remissions in early stage patients that often are long lasting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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