Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:
The patient's age.
The phase of CML.
The amount of blasts in the blood or bone marrow.
The size of the spleen at diagnosis.
The patient's general health.
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