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Important to maintain overall health

When you are first diagnosed with CML, most of the medical attention will be directed at lowering the elevated blood cell counts and controlling the leukemic disease process.
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Exploring a sweet solution for CML

TKIs (tyrosine kinase inhibitors) such as Gleevec, Sprycel, Tasigna and Bosulif have been shown to be highly effective in blocking the leukemia signals that drive the proliferation of white blood cells (WBC) in CML.
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Surviving CML

CML was once considered a death sentence, with people typically living only a few years after being diagnosed. But have TKI medications, such as Gleevec, Sprycel, Tasigna or Bosulif, actually made a difference?
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CML, Fatigue and Employment

Many of our readers have mentioned that fatigue causes problems not just in daily life, but makes it more difficult to perform well at work and to remain employed.
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How does having CML affect your life?

If you have CML, please take a moment to complete this survey. Your answers will guide us in choosing relevant topics for the website.
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Celebrating World CML Day

World CML Day is a global event held every year to raise awareness about the needs of people living with chronic myelogenous leukemia. Special events are held around the world.
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The CML Survey

CML-IQ is your weekly news update on important developments in the CML community. To help us follow the research and stories that matter to you, please complete the survey below.
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Relieving muscle cramps

The medications used to treat CML can often cause a variety of symptoms that, taken together, can make it difficult to motivate yourself to remain on treatment.
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Cigarette smoking and CML

A number of environmental factors have been implicated in the development of CML. Recent studies have suggested that chronic, heavy smokers do have a greater risk of developing chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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How is your quality of life? – Have your say

A new study reports that “nuisance symptoms” – those low-grade problems that interfere with your daily activities – can have a big impact on a person’s overall quality of life.
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