What is supportive care for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)?

Updated: May 23, 2021
  • Author: Emmanuel C Besa, MD; Chief Editor: Sara J Grethlein, MD, FACP  more...
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Supportive treatment

  • Leukapheresis for white blood cell counts greater than 300,000 cells/µL
  • Splenectomy for severe or painful splenomegaly

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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