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What are symptoms of the accelerated phase of chronic myelogenous leukemia?

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Symptoms of the accelerated phase of chronic myelogenous leukemia include:

  • Feeling very tired
  • Fever
  • Bruises
  • Night sweats
  • Shortness of breath
  • Losing weight
  • Feeling less hungry
  • Swelling or pain on your left side (could be a sign of an enlarged spleen)
  • Pain in your bones

Other symptoms include stroke, changes in your vision, ringing in your ears, feeling like you're in a daze, and prolonged erections.

SOURCES:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Chronic Myeloid Leukemia," "Choosing a Blood Cancer Specialist or Treatment Center." 

American Cancer Society: “Leukemia -- Chronic Myeloid (Myelogenous),” “Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by Phase," "How is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Found?"

National Cancer Institute: "General Information About Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia."

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Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 18, 2020

SOURCES:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: "Chronic Myeloid Leukemia," "Choosing a Blood Cancer Specialist or Treatment Center." 

American Cancer Society: “Leukemia -- Chronic Myeloid (Myelogenous),” “Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia by Phase," "How is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Found?"

National Cancer Institute: "General Information About Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia."

FDA.

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 18, 2020

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