Chronic myeloid leukaemia

What is CML?

Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is the rarest of the four main leukaemias. The myeloid line of cells consists of four types of blood cells: granulocytes, monocytes, red blood cells and platelets. With CML the granulocytes, which get rid of infectious invaders in the body, are most affected.

Large numbers of mature cells start appearing in the circulating blood, with the disease progressing slowly to begin with.

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML)

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