The Outcomes of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients With Molecular Warning Responses During Imatinib Treatment According to the European LeukemiaNet 2013 Recommendations.

Affiliation

Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

In the European LeukemiaNet (ELN) 2013 recommendations, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients with warning response (WR) were suggested to be monitored closely continuing with the same tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI). Differently, the guidelines of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network considers switching to another TKI as an option.

Keywords

Chronic myeloid leukemia,European LeukemiaNet (ELN),Imatinib,Tyrosine kinase inhibitor,Warning,