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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia / Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia

Chronic myeloid leukemia is a kind of cancer which causes an uncontrolled growth of the myeloid cells in the bone marrow and their crowding in blood. This kind of leukemia is called ‘chronic’ because it progresses slowly, and there are few early symptoms. But if the disease is caught early and appropriate treatment started, the prognosis is good.

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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Chronic myeloid Leukemia is one of the most common types of blood cancer. It is characterized by excess of WBC stem cells in the bone marrow... Read More

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