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Chronic myeloid leukemia
Other Names for this Disease
- Chronic granulocytic leukemia
- Chronic myelogenous leukemia
- Leukemia, chronic myeloid
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- The CMPD Education Foundation provides online information on myeloproliferative disorders (MPD). Click on the link to view the resource.
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- Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. Click on the link to view this information. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Chronic myeloid leukemia. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Chronic myeloid leukemia. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- The Social Security Administration has included this condition in their Compassionate Allowances Initiative. This initiative speeds up the processing of disability claims for applicants with certain medical conditions that cause severe disability. More information about Compassionate Allowances and applying for Social Security disability is available online.