Condition Center: Sprycel

Updating Info on CML Rx

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) was once a dire diagnosis. Now the disease can be treated successfully in most people. The disease has to be trea...

Attacking Leukemia Resistance

Chronic myeloid leukemia ( CML ) is a tricky cancer because it can respond well to initial therapy, but then that drug sometimes stops working. Th...

Living With a Once Deadly Leukemia

Chronic myeloid leukemia – CML – is a relatively rare blood cancer that’s diagnosed in about 5,000 Americans every year. It used to...

New Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Drug

Chronic myeloid leukemia often responds to first-line treatment. Gleevec ( imatinib ) is the standard first-line medication. The disease usually q...

With CML, Third Time Can Be a Charm

The course of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has changed substantially thanks to the use of a class of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs)...

Outwitting Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

About 20 percent of all leukemias in the Western world are chronic myeloid leukemia ( CML ). Today's treatments target an abnormal chromosome ...

Marathon Against CML Still Not Won

Remarkable advancements have been made in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia. But the race has not yet been won, according to one of the na...

One of the "Easy Cancers"

A patient remembers the day he was diagnosed. Writing on a patient support group forum, he recalls, "I had one of the first oncologists I saw...