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Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Introduction: Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Description of Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (medical condition): A slow-growing cancer of the white blood cells where the bone marrow makes...more »

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Chronic myelogenous leukemia: CML. A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic myeloid leukemia or chronic granulocytic leukemia.
Source: National Institute of Health

Chronic myelogenous leukemia: chronic leukemia in which myeloid progenitor cells predominate; the hallmark of CML, the Philadelphia chromosome, is a reciprocal translocation between chromosomes 9 and 22 which activates the proto- oncogene c-abl.
Source: CRISP

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Chronic myelogenous leukemia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chronic myelogenous 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 myelogenous leukemia, or a subtype of Chronic myelogenous leukemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Chronic myelogenous leukemia as a Disease

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (medical condition): See Chronic myelogenous leukemia (disease information).
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