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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about chronic myelogenous leukemia, see the following:

  • Leukemia Home Page
  • What You Need to Know About™ Leukemia
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Drugs Approved for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Drugs Approved for Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
  • Biological Therapies for Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: May 28, 2015
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