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Answering Questions About Bone Marrow Aspirations and Biopsies

If you have CML, it’s likely that you’ve already experienced a bone marrow aspiration or biopsy. These procedures are typically the first steps in diagnosing and/or confirming the type of leukemia one currently has. For CML patients, biopsies or aspirations are used to identify the Philadelphia Chromosome, or the translocation of the ends of chromosomes

What is Chronic Myeloid Leukemia?

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) is referred to by a variety of names, such as chronic granulocytic, chronic myelocytic, or chronic myeloid leukemia.  It is one of the more rare forms of leukemia and can go undetected for great amounts of time without acute symptoms. CML is sometimes discovered through routine blood tests during a normal

Celebrate My Life: Barb Stanley

Adventuresome, daring, and all around fun gal are just a small sampling of the adjectives used to describe Barb Stanley.  Her list of hobbies and adventures include everything from camping in the mountains with her girlfriends, to driving a race car.  Barb lets very few opportunities to seize life at its fullest pass her by.