It has been reported that some patients have been misdiagnosed with Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, when in fact the correct diagnosis in their specific case was Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia.
CML is usually a slow developing condition that can be kept in check for many years with treatment, Targeted therapy can be very beneficial and can keep the cancer in remission for many years. Cure is only possible though via a bone marrow transplant. Diagnosis starts with a physical exam as well as a complete blood count to check if there are any abnormalities in the results. Bone marrow tests are used to confirm diagnosis.