Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A Patient's Journey
Diagnosed six years earlier with chronic myelogenous leukemia, a cancer of the blood, Doug, now age 75, was told there was nothing the doctors could do for him. But he found new hope in an experimental treatment that signals the cancerous cells to stop duplicating -- effectively managing, though not curing, the disease. To learn more about CML and other blood disorders, visit ASH's patient resources webpage http://hematology.org/Patients/.
This clip was excerpted from the documentary film "Blood Detectives." To learn more about the film, visit http://www.hematology.org/Publications/Blood-Detectives/5246.aspx