Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) also goes by the following:
Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Hearing you have CML can be overwhelming, upsetting and hard to understand.

It is important you know that:

doctor with stethoscope

There is hope

This type of blood cancer may not require treatment right away; when it is required, treatment can lead to remission.

Research is advancing

Treatments are more effective today compared to 30 years ago.
Helping Hand

It’s nothing you did

You did not catch the disease from someone else and cannot pass it to your children.

You are not alone.

Know that the blood cancer community is here to support you every step of the way.

What happens next?

Experiences of others with CML

Philippe Villemure      

Philippe Villemure

It’s important not to isolate yourself, to go to peer support group meetings and to eat healthy and exercise.

Quebec City QC

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