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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is also known as chronic myelogenous leukemia. CML begins in the blood-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

Kids come in all shapes and sizes, and so do their cancers. There are dozens of pediatric cancers, but leukemia account for nearly 28% of all childhood cancer diagnoses. Leukemia is a cancer of the white blood cells – which are crucial to... more
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