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Contents
5

How to use this book
6

Chapter 1: About chronic myelogenous leukemia
7

Chapter 1: Contents
8

Chapter 1: What are blood cells?
8

Chapter 1: What is chronic myelogenous leukemia?
10

Chapter 1: How does chronic myelogenous leukemia start?
10

Chapter 1: How does chronic myelogenous leukemia spread?
12

Chapter 1: Symptoms of chronic myelogenous leukemia
13

Chapter 1: Review
14

Chapter 2: Testing for chronic myelogenous leukemia
15

Chapter 2: Contents
16

Chapter 2: Medical history
16

Chapter 2: Physical exam
17

Chapter 2: Blood tests
17

Chapter 2: Lab tests
19

Chapter 2: Review
22

Chapter 3: Phases of chronic myelogenous leukemia
23

Chapter 3: Contents
24

Chapter 3: Chronic phase
25

Chapter 3: Accelerated phase
25

Chapter 3: Blast phase
26

Chapter 3: Risk assessment
26

Chapter 3: Review
28

Chapter 4: Overview of cancer treatments
29

Chapter 4: Contents
30

Chapter 4: Tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy
30

Chapter 4: Immunotherapy
35

Chapter 4: Chemotherapy
35

Chapter 4: Hematopoietic cell transplant
36

Chapter 4: Donor lymphocyte infusion
38

Chapter 4: Clinical trials
39

Chapter 4: Review
40

Chapter 5: Treatment Guide
41

Chapter 5: Contents
42

Chapter 5.1: Chronic phase primary treatment
44

Chapter 5.2: Checking treatment results
46

Chapter 5.3: Chronic phase follow-up treatment
52

Chapter 5.4: Accelerated and blast phase treatment
62

Chapter 5.5: Allogeneic HCT
66

Chapter 6: Making treatment decisions
69

Chapter 6: Contents
70

Chapter 6: Have a treatment plan
70

Chapter 6: Your role in planning
73

Chapter 6: Getting a 2nd opinion
73

Chapter 6: Questions to ask your doctors
74

Chapter 6: Websites
78

Chapter 6: Review
78

Glossary
79

Dictionary
80

Acronyms
88

NCCN Panel Members for chronic myelogenous leukemia
91

NCCN Member Institutions
92

Index
94