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Moving Soon To Another State Can I Get The Same Treatment Everywhere For Cml
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose chronic myelogenous leukemia and follow it after treatment.?
Nccn.org: Awful predicament. CML is one of the success stories with the new therapies, but proper follow up is important to assure optimal long term survival on the new oral agents. There are good patient assistance programs to assist with your medications. Review the web address above and CML page with your doc to plan the needed tests. ...Read more
Multiple: There are medications called tyrosine kinase inhibitors. They block this enzyme and treat the leukemia. There are currently three on the market, imatinib, nilotinib and dasatinib. Other treatments include bone marrow transplant but rarely done now because these medications are available. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I live in a college town with many healers who use Asian treatments. Will they work on chronic myelogenous leukemia?
Pcr-FISH-karyotype: There are 3 main types of genetic tests. The old standard is to take a blood sample from the hip (marrow) and grow cells to look at all the chromosomes (karyotype). It is a 'broad strokes' look but not as sensitive as the others. A fish test looks at blood cells with 'probes' to the known genetic changes (moderately sensitive) and a PCR test is a 'molecular' test of the dna (very sensitive). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on oxygen from a asthma attack i had trying to get off o2 but when I do chest gets tight like air isn't moving they and wheeze i take treatments?
Chr myeloid leukemia: CML can cause high white count with white cells in different stages of maturation, anemia and high platelet count. Fatigue, abdominal pain, early satiety from splenomegaly, bleeding diathesis, risk of infection, usually blood tests and bone marrow biopsy establishes diagnosis by virtue of having a philadelphia chromosome abnormality (translocation 9:22). Disease is highly treatable with oral drugs. ...Read more
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