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Old 10-11-2012, 10:42 PM   #2
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Re: CML questions

Meirocco - I was diagnosed with CML in 2009, and am glad you are trying to help your father. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) is a blood cancer. In most cases today it can be treated with targeted drug therapy in pill form, but some patients are treated through a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. It is a serious health condition, but it is also rare. If your father's doctor has said it is not cancer then the doctor may not understand the disease well, and you may want to get him to a hematologist/oncologist with more experience in CML treatment. Left untreated, or not treated properly, CML is a terminal disease. Treated properly, in most cases today, patients can keep the disease under control and move forward with their life and die from something else.
Pat

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