Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML): a disease in which
the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a slowly
progressing disease in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells.
Signs and symptoms of CML include fever, night sweats, and tiredness. CML
usually occurs during or after middle age, and rarely occurs in children. Most
people with CML have a gene mutation (change) called the Philadelphia
Learn about chronic myelogenous leukemia, and find
information on how we support and care for people with CML before, during, and
The following information is from the National Cancer
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