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Refractory and Relapsed

Refractory Leukemia

If your chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) doesn't respond to treatment (refractory leukemia), talk with your doctor about whether taking part in a clinical trial might be a good option.

Relapsed Leukemia

If your CMML returns after a remission, sometimes called relapsed CMML, your treatment might include standard-dose or low-dose chemotherapy drugs cytarabine (Cytosar-U®), etoposide (VePesid®) and hydroxyurea (Hydrea®).

last updated on Friday, March 11, 2011
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