Leukemia--Chronic Myeloid (Myelogenous) Overview

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To learn more about chronic myeloid leukemia

From your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website, www.cancer.org.

Living with cancer

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Anemia in People With Cancer

Distress in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

When Your Cancer Doesn’t Go Away

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Understanding cancer treatments

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood Transplants)

Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Targeted Therapy

Work, insurance, and finances

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

Working During Cancer Treatment

Family and caregiver concerns

Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home (also available in Spanish)

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also available in Spanish)

When treatment is no longer working

Nearing the End of Life

Advance Directives

Hospice Care

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and Web sites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Toll-free number: 1-800-955-4572
Website: www.lls.org

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLink)
Toll-free number: 1-800-LINK-BMT (1-800-546-5268)
Website: www.nbmtlink.org

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Website: www.cancer.gov

Be the Match (formerly National Marrow Donor Program)
Toll-free number: 1-800-MARROW2 (1-800-627-7692)
Website: www.bethematch.org

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are we can help, contact us any time, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.


Last Medical Review: 08/13/2013
Last Revised: 02/10/2014