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  1. photo Missouri residents seek solutions to Coldwater Creek cancer clustersMissouri residents seek solutions to Coldwater Creek cancer clustersNews
    hysterectomy. Then, in her young 30s, she was diagnosed with incurable chronic myelogenous leukemia. Now, at age 41, Smith, along with other residents of the Coldwater Creek area, are tracing their horrificRead more

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Chronic myelogenous leukemia


Chronic myelogenous (or myeloid or myelocytic) leukemia (CML), also known as chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL), is a cancer of the white blood cells. It is a form of leukemia characterized by the increased and unregulated growth of predominantly myeloid cells in the bone marrow and the accumulation of these cells in the blood. CML is a clonal bone marrow stem cell disorder in which a...More