Our 24/7 cancer helpline provides support for people dealing with cancer. We can connect you with trained cancer information specialists who will answer questions about a cancer diagnosis and provide guidance and a compassionate ear.
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At our National Cancer Information Center trained Cancer Information Specialists can answer questions 24 hours a day, every day of the year to empower you with accurate, up-to-date information to help you make educated health decisions. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with valuable services and resources.
Or ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
Referrals to patient-related programs or resources
Donations, website, or event-related assistance
For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
There's no known way to prevent most cases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Some kinds of cancer can be prevented by making lifestyle changes and avoiding certain risk factors, but this is not true for most cases of CML. The only potentially avoidable risk factor for CML is exposure to high doses of radiation, which applies to very few people.