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Survey says…Fatigue the most common problem with TKIs

Treatment-related side effects – especially fatigue – can be a challenge for people taking a TKI (tyrosine kinase inhibitor) for their CML.
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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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CML in younger people

CML most often affects older people but it can occur in children and adolescents. How CML manifests and how it responds to treatment may be a little different in younger people.
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CML Radio: Your Top Questions – Part 2

CML-IQ is pleased to announce CML radio – featuring news, views and insights about chronic myelogenous leukemia. In part 2, our panel of CML nurses address common questions people have after living with CML for a few years.
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CML Radio: Your Top Questions

In Part 1, the CML nurses talk about the questions people have when they are first diagnosed: Why me? Can CML be cured? And what can I do now?
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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia DNA

Explaining CML

It’s terrifying when you first hear that you have a form of leukemia called CML (for chronic myelogenous leukemia). There have been remarkable advances in treatment over the past two decades.
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CML symptom nausea

Managing symptoms: Nausea and vomiting

People taking a TKI to fight their CML may experience nausea and vomiting, but there are some simple strategies to minimize these problems.
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CML symptom swelling

Managing symptoms: swelling

A common side effects of medications such as Gleevec is swelling (edema). This usually occurs around the eyes or involve the eyelids, which can become puffy; or the legs, which can become swollen or feel heavy.
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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Joint pain

Relieving joint pain

A common problem among people with CML is joint pain – achiness, stiffness, swelling or pain the bones. Sometimes the problem is just aging, but it can be a symptom of CML itself or the medication you’re taking.
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