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Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), also known as chronic myelogenous leukemia, is a type of cancer that starts in certain blood-forming cells of the bone marrow. It typically affects adults but in rare cases affects children, as well.
A diagnosis of CML can be overwhelming for the entire family. Open discussion between family members, health professionals and patients can help ensure the best care. We encourage you to join our community and to check out our brief videos to find the most up-to-date information from leading experts about support, new treatments, clinical trials, communication, financial issues and much more.
Fresh from the 2015 American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference, Dr. Michael Mauro of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center delves deeply into the world of CML, covering improved treatments and outcomes.
Hans Loland, a systems analyst and avid outdoor soccer player, started experiencing shakes and night sweats. His wife urged him to visit a doctor; he was later diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)...
Learn how managing CML became a family affair...
By Eliot Finkelstein