Jun 19, · CML is a fairly slow growing leukemia, but it can change into a fast-growing acute leukemia that's hard to treat. CML occurs mostly in adults, but very rarely it occurs in children, too. In general, their treatment is the same as for adults. Jun 19, · Drugs that are highly effective in treating most cases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) first became available in There's no accurate information yet on how long patients treated with these drugs may live. All that's known is that most patients who have been treated with these drugs, starting in (or even before), are still alive.
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder affecting the hematopoietic stem cell compartment. It can occur in all age groups but is predominantly a disease of adults, accounting for 20% of adult leukemias. About 15% of all leukemia is CML. This year, an estimated 8, people (4, men and 3, women) in the United States will be diagnosed with CML. Most of these will be adults, with an average age of diagnosis at 64 years. About 50% of cases are found in people older than
Jan 12, · Chronic myeloid leukemia, or CML, is a type of cancer that begins in the bone marrow. It develops slowly in the blood-forming cells inside the marrow and eventually spreads through the blood.