Living With CML

Hearing a cancer diagnosis is a traumatic event, leaving you wondering "where do I turn?" The first few days following a diagnosis, one may find that time appears to stand still and things that once brought joy seem trivial at best.

With the advent of Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKIs) such as Gleevec® (Imatinib Myselate), Sprycel® (Dasatinib), Tasigna® (Nilotinib) and others, CML can now, for the most part, be well controlled, allowing a long and productive life. 

This section of the site is dedicated to providing information to help you navigate the journey and get back to living life!

To the right of this text you will find a list of topics to help guide you along the journey. If you're newly diagnosed, check out the Newly Diagnosed link for helpful suggestions for beginning the journey. Understanding CML provides a basic primer on the disease.