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Is bone marrow transplantation is curative for chronic myeloid leukemia caused by (Philadelphia chromosome) ?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology
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In brief: Yes

In 70 to 80 percent of cases.
The availability of tyrosine kinase inhibitors such as gleevec (imatinib) has moved transplant to 3rd line treatment

In brief: Yes

In 70 to 80 percent of cases.
The availability of tyrosine kinase inhibitors such as gleevec (imatinib) has moved transplant to 3rd line treatment
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