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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. 

View the 2020 Impact Report.

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

As the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Director of Science, I work to evaluate our funded research projects to track progress and find gaps in funding so that we can direct more research dollars to the largest areas of need, and to... more
When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more