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University Hospital Mannheim

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Mannheim

Department of Hematology and Oncology

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Mannheim ranks among the top medical institutions of Germany, which is an undeniable confirmation of the impeccable medical care and excellent reputation of the hospital! The hospital is a high-tech modern medical institution, which provides accurate diagnosis an
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University Hospital Ulm

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Ulm

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Palliative Care, Rheumatology and Infectology

The University Hospital Ulm started its activities 35 years ago and during this time it has become one of the most prestigious medical institutions in Europe. The hospital is famous for its numerous discoveries and the world-class achievements in medicine and pharmaceuticals. The medical facility has 29 specialized departments a
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Medicana International Ankara Hospital

9/10
location_onTurkey, Ankara

Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation

The Medicana International Ankara Hospital is one of the leading medical centers, which belongs to the largest medical network Medicana in Turkey. The hospital incorporates all specialties of the modern medicine under one roof. It particularly focuses on bone marrow transplantation, cardiology, cardiovascular surg
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Samsung Medical Center Seoul

9.8/10
location_onSouth Korea, Seoul

Department of Oncology and Hematology

The Samsung Medical Center was founded in 1994 and soon won the reputation of a medical facility of presidential standards, which it still preserves today. The hospital has 40 departments, 10 specialized centers and a huge Cancer Center with 655 beds. The medical facility is equipped with advanced equipment (for example, a 32-ch
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Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

9.9/10
location_onIsrael, Tel Aviv

Department of Hematology

The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center is the second largest and one of the most advanced healthcare and research facilities in Israel. It began its work in 1961, but it is still popular among the local population and attracts thousands of international patients. The multidisciplinary medical center covers an area of ​​150,000 m&s
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University Hospital Freiburg

9.7/10
location_onGermany, Freibung

Department of Hematology and Oncology

The University Hospital Freiburg is famous for its rich history and is one of the oldest and most prestigious medical facilities in Germany (one of the three best medical institutions in the country). The hospital was based on the Faculty of Medicine of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, which celebrated its 550th anniver
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University Hospital Heidelberg

9.8/10
location_onGermany, Heidelberg

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Heidelberg ranks among the top five hospitals in Germany! The hospital is one of the most advanced and reputable medical institutions not only in Germany, but throughout Europe. There are more than 43 specialized departments and 13 medical institutes, which cover all field
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University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology, Rheumatology and Infectology

According to the reputable Focus magazine, the University Hospital Frankfurt am Main ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital was founded in 1914 and today is a well-known German medical facility, which combines rich traditions and scientific innovations. A medical team of more than 6,500 employees cares about
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University Hospital Würzburg

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Würzburg

Department of Gastroenterology, Hematology, Oncology, Hepatology, Infectology, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

According to the Focus magazine in 2019, the University Hospital Würzburg ranks among the top national German hospitals! The hospital is one of the oldest medical facilities in Germany. The centuries-old traditions of first-class treatment are combined with the very latest achievements of modern evidence-based medicine and
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University Hospital RWTH Aachen

8.7/10
location_onGermany, Aachen

Department of Oncology and Hematology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital RWTH Aachen ranks among the top German hospitals! As a maximum care university medical facility, the hospital guarantees patients first-class medical services combined with a respectful and human attitude. The hospital integrates all the modern options for the
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University Hospital Erlangen

9.1/10
location_onGermany, Erlangen

Department of Hematology and Oncology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Erlangen ranks among the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the leading medical facilities in Bavaria and offers the highest level of medical care, which is characterized by the close intertwining of clinical activities with research and training of medi
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University Hospital Halle (Saale)

9.6/10
location_onGermany, Halle

Department of Hematology and Oncology

According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the University Hospital Halle (Saale) ranks among the top German medical facilities! The history of the hospital has more than 300 years, and during this time it managed to earn an excellent reputation not only in Germany, but throughout the world. The hospital positions itself as a s
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University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Hamburg

Department of Hematology, Oncology and Pulmonology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf ranks among the top ten hospitals in Germany! Since its foundation in 1889, the hospital has taken a leading position in the European medical arena and still occupies it until today. A highly competent medical team of more than 11,000 employees takes care
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Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10
location_onGermany, Berlin

Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the Charite University Hospital Berlin occupies the first place in the rating of the top German medical facilities! The hospital is one of the largest and leading university medical complexes in Europe. The hospital in Germany provides modern diagnostics and treatment of patients, a
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University Hospital Bonn

9.2/10
location_onGermany, Bonn

Department of Oncology, Hematology, Rheumatology and Immunoncology

According to the authoritative Focus magazine, the University Hospital Bonn ranks among the top ten medical facilities in Germany! The hospital was opened on January 1, 2001, although in fact it inherits the medical facility, which operated at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bonn. The hospital in Germany combin
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University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

10/10
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Oncology and Hematology

According to the Focus magazine, the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is regularly ranked among the best medical institutions in Germany! The hospital is the largest multidisciplinary medical facility, as well as a leading research and training center in Germany and Europe. The hospital is proud of i
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About the disease

Chronic myelogenous leukemia, also known as CML, is a blood cancer. Chronic myelogenous leukemia develops in the myeloid cells, which are responsible for making red and white blood cells. They also produce the platelets. When an abnormal gene forms in the myeloid cells, a person starts to develop myelogenous leukemia. Initially, chronic myelogenous leukemia develops in the bone marrow. Later, it starts to affect the blood. If not diagnosed and treated on time, it can affect other organs as well, including the spleen. Although chronic myelogenous leukemia develops gradually, still, it can turn into an acute form of myelogenous leukemia, which is generally more difficult to treat.

Chronic myelogenous leukemia is more common in adults, although in rare cases children can be also affected. In chronic myelogenous leukemia the abnormal cells do not mature completely and start uncontrolled multiplication. When this happens, a person is unable to fight infections as his/her immune system becomes much weaker and more exposed to different extraneous hazards. These abnormal cells live longer than normal cells, thus they start to outcrowd the normal cells and spread abnormally.

Nonetheless, chronic myelogenous leukemia develops slowly, thus it may take several years before first manifestations appear. Although the exact cause of chronic myelogenous leukemia is unknown, exposure to radiation increases the risk of this disease. Also, chronic myelogenous leukemia is more common in males than in females. Elder people are more likely to develop it than the younger ones. 

Symptoms

  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Bone pain
  • Nausea
  • Excessive sweating
  • Spleen become larger and the enlargement can be felt by palpation
  • Feeling of fullness even if a person ate a very small amount of food

Diagnosis

  • During a general examination, a doctor will investigate the medical history of the patient and check the spleen by palpation.
  • A blood test is used to see if there is an abnormal amount of red and white blood cells, which can be indicators of chronic myelogenous leukemia.
  • A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy is the only procedure which can give a definite diagnosis and determine the type of leukemia. A doctor obtains a little sample of bone marrow and later examines it in the laboratory to check if there are any abnormal immature or mature cells in the bone marrow.
  • MRI and CT scans are used to obtain the image of the spleen and check if it was affected.

Treatment

  • Chemotherapy and immunotherapy are used to destroy the cancerous cells and stop their progression. Immunotherapy is used to enhance and strengthen the immune system, which could weaken because of leukemia development. Usually, a person needs several courses of chemotherapy to completely fight the leukemia.
  • Stem cell transplantation is a surgery, used to provide a patient with new stem cells, which would renew the normal production of white and red blood cells and platelets in the blood. Normal stem cells may be taken from the patient before the chemotherapy, frozen and implanted back once all cancerous cells are killed. Also, stem cells from the donor who best fits for the patient can be used, as well. Most commonly, relatives are the best donors.

 

Author: Dr. Nadezhda Ivanisova

 




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