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Talk with your doctor about any burdens you may be facing

Have you reached a point where side effects from your medication for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) are impacting your daily life? Then it's time to speak up and let your doctor know. Although the effectiveness of your CML medication is the first priority, related side effects may sometimes weigh you down.

By working together, you and your doctor may be able to find a medication to treat your CML and where side effects may be more manageable for you.

Don’t try to “tough out” side effects

After enduring burdensome side effects from her CML medication for years, Nicole has learned firsthand about not only the importance of taking her medication as prescribed but also being her own advocate. Hear how she worked with her doctor to find a treatment that worked for her.

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