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CML

Glossary

CML

A slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are made in the bone marrow. Also called chronic granulocytic leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia, and chronic myeloid leukemia.

Last updated: 2014-08-27

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)