Leukemia--Chronic Myeloid (Myelogenous)

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Treating Leukemia - Chronic Myeloid (CML) TOPICS

More treatment information for chronic myeloid leukemia

For more details on treatment options -- including some that may not be addressed in this document -- the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) are good sources of information.

The NCCN, made up of experts from many of the nation's leading cancer centers, develops cancer treatment guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. Those are available on the NCCN website (www.nccn.org).

The NCI also provides treatment guidelines. You can get them from its telephone information center (1-800-4-CANCER) and its website (www.cancer.gov). Detailed guidelines intended for use by cancer care professionals are also available on www.cancer.gov.


Last Medical Review: 09/23/2013
Last Revised: 02/10/2014