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My doc says i've got cml. What does this mean?
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Dr. Sumit Sawhney
Internal Medicine - Oncology
In brief: Cml
Chronic leukemia, you will need to be on medication for probably rest of life but should live a near normal life.

In brief: Cml
Chronic leukemia, you will need to be on medication for probably rest of life but should live a near normal life.
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: CML
The bad thing is that you have cancer.
The good thing is that you 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.

In brief: CML
The bad thing is that you have cancer.
The good thing is that you 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.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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