Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia is a serious medical disorder which represents a very uncommon type of cancer. The condition being chronic, is long lasting and repetitive in nature and is also very difficult to prevent and cure. The condition is more common among the following groups of people like, males, adults, people with exposure to cancer treatment therapies and such others. The common symptoms under this disorder include: fever, easy bleeding, fatigue, loss of appetite, pale skin, excessive night sweating and pain below the rib cage on the left side.
HOW IS CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia is characterized by the presence of the Philadelphia chromosome. The disease is divided into three phases: chronic, accelerated, and blast.