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Definition of Leukemia, myelogenous

A condition in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells. Early symptoms include fatigue and night sweats. Treatment may be by radiation, chemotherapy, biological therapy, or bone- marrow transplant. Also known as chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), chronic granulocytic leukemia.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=11592
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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