chronic myelocytic leukemia

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Noun1.chronic myelocytic leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by granular leukocytes; more common in older people
chronic leukemia - slowly progressing leukemia
granulocytic leukemia, myelocytic leukemia - a malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; marked by proliferation of myelocytes and their presence in the blood
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Reported malignancies with sickle cell anemia patients are acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic granulocytic leukemia, multiple myeloma malignant histiocytosis, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Cutaneous T cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic.
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