Cml. Multiple treatments are now available and pts can live a normal life , they just have to take medicine daily though if a great response is obtained potential for stopping drug therapy is considered.
CML. The bad thing is that she has cancer. The good thing is that she can control this disease and hopefully " cure" it with pill. 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 or sprycel or tasigna (nilotinib) are available. Prognosis in majority is very good.