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

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Chronic myelogenous leukemia has three phases -- chronic, accelerated, and blastic. Your symptoms depend on which one you're in. The chronic phase is the earliest stage and the easiest to treat. You may not even have symptoms.

From: Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) WebMD Medical Reference

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 Laura J. Martin on January 1, 2018

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 Laura J. Martin on January 1, 2018

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