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Some people do not do as well as others on medications for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)—whether it’s due to unmanageable side effects or falling short of treatment goals. If this sounds a lot like what you’re going through, review the information below. You can also sign up to receive updates about CML.

CML Learning Center

Speak up when you see your doctor

Use this Doctor Discussion Guide to help you have a productive conversation about your treatment.


All About CML brochure

Download this guide to learn about CML and the importance of talking with your doctor about issues with your current medication, such as unmanageable side effects or not reaching your treatment goals.

Advocacy groups and organizations for CML

As a rare cancer, CML does not receive the same attention as some of the more common forms of cancer. You may find it helpful to reach out to the organizations listed below for information, support, or to connect with others who are living with CML.


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®



The National CML Society


The Max Foundation




1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)


Leukemia Research Foundation



American Cancer Society®

1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)


National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service

1-800-4CANCER (1-800-422-6237)


National Patient Advocate Foundation



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