Blood cancers

Treatment free remission in CML ‘realistic’

Treatment-free remission is emerging as a realistic aim for most long-term survivors of chronic myeloid leukaemia, according to Professor Tim Hughes, an internationally-renowned clinician and researcher from the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Delivering the Carl de Gruchy oration, Professor Hughes said research on CML had been “frustratingly unproductive” during the 1990s. “Everything changed in 1999 when ...

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