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Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase

Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase: Introduction

Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase: Myeloid leukemia is a form of 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. The chronic phase of myeloid leukemia usually involves few if any symptoms. This is the early stage of the disease and without treatment it generally progresses to the accelerated phase of the condition. The majority of patients diagnosed with myeloid leukemia are diagnosed during the chronic phase. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase is available below.

Symptoms of Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase

Treatments for Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase

  • Bone marrow transplant, Gleevec medication as well as other alternatives
  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase

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Clinical Trials for Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase

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

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