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View in Spanish: Leucemia mielógena crónica en fase acelerada

Accelerated phase chronic myelogenous leukemia (ak-SEH-leh-ray-ted FAYZ KRAH-nik MY-eh-LAH-jeh-nus loo-KEE-mee-uh)
A phase of chronic myelogenous leukemia in which the disease is progressing. In this phase, 10% to 19% of the cells in the blood and bone marrow are blast cells (immature blood cells).



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.