• Blast Crisis
  • The drug is approved in multiple contexts of Philadelphia chromosome-positive CML, including after stem cell transplant, in blast crisis, and newly diagnosed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Blast crisis is diagnosed if any of the following are present in a patient with CML: >20% myeloblasts or lymphoblasts in the blood or bone marrow Large clusters of blasts in the bone marrow on biopsy Development of a chloroma (solid focus of leukemia outside the bone marrow) The only curative treatment for CML is a bone marrow transplant or an allogeneic stem cell transplant. (wikipedia.org)
  • K562 cells are of the erythroleukemia type, and the line is derived from a 53-year-old female chronic myelogenous leukemia patient in blast crisis. (wikipedia.org)
  • mutation
  • Aneuploidy, the presence of an abnormal number of chromosomes, is one genomic change that is not a mutation, and may involve either gain or loss of one or more chromosomes through errors in mitosis. (wikipedia.org)