Considerations in the management of elderly patients with chronic myeloid leukemia.

  • Karen Seiter
  • Published 2012 in Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia

Abstract

The introduction of tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment has provided a remarkable survival benefit such that it is possible that patients with chronic myeloid leukemia might live a normal life span. Coupled with a median age of onset of 65 years, many patients will be elderly at diagnosis or can expect to attain elderly status during their course of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clml.2011.10.001

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