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Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: Introduction

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: A rare form of malignant bone marrow cancer involving the proliferation of immature precursors of certain blood cells - myelocytes and monocytes. The proliferation is slower than in acute forms of the disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

Treatments for Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

  • Chemotherapy - May improve survival time and treta symptoms but not curative
  • Imantinib - used in a small subset of patients
  • Stem cell transplantation - used top treat and sometimes cure CMML patients but only appropriate for a subset of patients (younger, suitable donor)
  • more treatments...»

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Definitions of Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia:

Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, or a subtype of Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

  1. Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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