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Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic

Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic: Introduction

Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic: A slow-growing cancer where the bone marrow makes too many myeloid cells (granulocytes and their precursors) in the bone marrow which accumulates in the blood and eventually invades various parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic is available below.

Symptoms of Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic

Treatments for Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic

  • Tyrosinase kinase inhibitors - Imatinib, Dasatinib, and Nilotinib. Imatinib is the first line therapy for many people, and those unsuitable for stem cell transplantation
  • Stem Cell transplantation- peripheral or bone marrow
  • Chemotherapy - used when tyrosine kinase inhibitors stop working or with stem cell transplantation
  • Interferon - used when other drugs don't work, or when they can't be used, such as in pregnancy
  • Radiotherapy - rarely used to shrink splenomegaly or treat enlarged nodes
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic

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Clinical Trials for Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic

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  1. Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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