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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is also known as chronic myelogenous leukemia. CML begins in the blooding-forming cells of the bone marrow. It is most common in adults, but can occur in children.

Latest Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) grants

Timsi Rao, PhD, Principal Investigator
Yale School of Medicine
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2016
Hon-Kit Wong, Principal Investigator
Stanford University
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2010

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) Heroes

Latest Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) blog posts

Every day, around the world, over 700 children are diagnosed with one of the hundreds of types of childhood cancer—the equivalent of an entire elementary school of children. 

And everyday, researchers, powered by Alex's Lemonade Stand... more
by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
by Trish Adkins

Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known... more