• This form of myeloid sarcoma is distinguished by its highly successful treatment with imatinib (the recommended treatment for FIP1L1-PDGRGA fusion gene-induced eosinophilic leukemia) rather than more aggressive and toxic therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • exact estimates of their prevalence are lacking, but they are uncommonly seen even by physicians specializing in the treatment of leukemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meningeal leukemia, or invasion of the subarachnoid space by leukemic cells, is usually considered distinct from chloroma, although very rarely occurring solid central nervous system tumors composed of leukemic cells can be termed chloromas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific terms which overlap with granulocytic sarcoma include: Leukemia cutis, describing infiltration of the dermis (skin) by leukemic cells, which is also referred to as cutaneous granulocytic sarcoma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most recipients of HSCTs are leukemia patients or others who would benefit from treatment with high doses of chemotherapy or total body irradiation . (citizendium.org)
  • An allogeneic stem cell transplant may be offered for CML in the blast phase. (cancer.ca)
  • The stem cell transplant is more likely to be successful if the CML can be brought back to the chronic phase before the transplant. (cancer.ca)
  • This report discusses the challenges associated with the management of newly diagnosed chronic phase CML in a patient with intolerance to multiple TKI therapies. (jnccn.org)