chronic myelocytic leukemia

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Related to chronic myelocytic leukemia: myelogenous, chronic granulocytic 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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Contribution of fluores-cence in situ hybridization analyses to the character-ization of masked and complex Philadelphia chromo-some translocations in chronic myelocytic leukemia.
Granulocytic sarcomas are solid tumors of myelocytic origin associated with both acute and chronic myelocytic leukemia or other myeloproliferative disorders (Krishnamurthy, Nusbacher, Elguezabal, & Seligman, 1976).
Initially approved in 2001, Glivec, a single transduction inhibitor, is now available in over 80 countries worldwide and is indicated for the treatments of chronic myelocytic leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumor.
The technologist enters CGL - standing for either chronic granulocytic leukemia or chronic myelocytic leukemia, since CML is not available in the database.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia (CML, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia), complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
It has also been found useful in the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia and the blast phase of chronic myelocytic leukemia.
Treatment of chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML) with imatinib is encouraging and it has an acceptable toxicity profile, and as such has changed the management of CML during the last decade.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia (CML, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) - Pipeline Review, H1 2012', provides an overview of the Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia (CML, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia) therapeutic pipeline.

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