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What can I do if I have chronic myelogenous leukemia?

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If you have chronic myelogenous leukemia, tell your doctor about any medicines you take. Some don't mix well with the treatments. Follow your doctor's treatment plan, eat healthy, and exercise when you feel up to it.

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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