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My husband has been diagnosed with CML. He is on gleevec and it is working well, however, when he had submitted a stool sample (before being...

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You have not mentioned whether your husband was in chronic phase or accelerated phase at diagnosis.
Chronic phase CML is unlikely to be associated...

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what is the prognosis in weeks/months once a 77 y/o patient has stopped gleevec (taken for 10 years) due to resistance and is maintained on hydrea?...

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hello,
Gleevec is the first-line therapy for everyone with CML.
Hydrea is used temporarily to reduce the white blood cell count if it is very high...

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I am a 73 Yr. old female with CML. I had a bout with bronchiatis a few weeks ago. I devoloped pain at the base fo my ribs and now it s spread to my...

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Welcome to HCM.
Gleevec Stimulates the bone marrow which causes swelling. This swelling of the bone marrow will cause pain. This typically happens...

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