NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

5 NCCN Guidelines for Patients ® : Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, 2018 Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Contents 6 How to use this book 7 Part 1 CML basics Explains what this blood cancer is. 1 3 Part 2 Testing for CML Describes the tests used to confirm CML and plan treatment. 19 Part 3 Overview of cancer treatments Describes the treatments used to cure or control CML. 2 7 Part 4 Treatment guide: Chronic phase P resents treatment options for CML in the first phase of the disease. 3 3 Part 5 Treatment guide: Advanced phases Presents treatment options for CML in the accelerated or blast phase. 4 0 Part 6 Making treatment decisions Offers tips for choosing the best treatment . 48 Glossary Dictionary Acronyms 56 NCCN Panel Members 5 7 NCCN Member Institutions 5 8 Index