NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,940 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- chronic myelogenous leukemia
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A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic granulocytic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia, and CML.