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Dr. Baig graduated from Army Medical College (NUST) Pakistan in 2007. He did his internal medicine training from Baltimore, Maryland, USA during the years 2009-2013. He joined the internal medicine faculty practice at Medical College of Wisconsin in USA for 2 years before pursuing advanced training. He completed his pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2015-2018. | | During his fellowship, Dr. Baig completed his master's in health care services management through Rutgers Business School. He currently serves as the medical director of respiratory therapy and pulmonary function lab and the clinical director of the COPD program at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He holds the Assistant Professor of Medicine rank at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baig's interests lie in respiratory physiology, airways disease, and data science.

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Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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  • A lot of night sweats

  • Swelling in the area under my right ribs

  • Have a fever

  • Very sweaty at night

  • Enlarged liver

  • Fever then no fever then fever again

  • Right upper abdominal/tummy region swelling

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What is Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia?

Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a blood cancer where the bone marrow produces too many white blood cells. It progresses slowly and typically affects older adults, often without symptoms.

Typical Symptoms of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

  • Hepatosplenomegaly

  • Repeated episodes of fever above 100.4°F / 38°C

  • Sweating at night requiring change in clothing

  • The area under my right ribs (to the right of the belly-button) feels swollen or hard

  • Fever

  • Easily fatigued

  • Bleeding inside joint

  • Feeling tired or fatigued

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Have you had joint bleeding or bruising?

  • Are you more tired than usual lately?

  • Do you feel that your abdomen or stomach is bloated?

  • Do you feel you fatigued?

Treatmentof Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Treatment options include chemotherapy, targeted drug therapy, stem cell transplant, and biological therapy.

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References

  • Enright H, McGlave PB. Chronic myelogenous leukemia. Curr Opin Hematol. 1996 Jul;3(4):303-9. doi: 10.1097/00062752-199603040-00009. PMID: 9372092.

    https://journals.lww.com/co-hematology/Abstract/1996/03040/Chronic_myelogenous_leukemia.9.aspx

  • Osarogiagbon UR, McGlave PB. Chronic myelogenous leukemia. Curr Opin Hematol. 1999 Jul;6(4):241-6. doi: 10.1097/00062752-199907000-00008. PMID: 10400373.

    https://journals.lww.com/co-hematology/Abstract/1999/07000/Chronic_myelogenous_leukemia.8.aspx

  • Kalidas M, Kantarjian H, Talpaz M. Chronic myelogenous leukemia. JAMA. 2001 Aug 22-29;286(8):895-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.286.8.895. PMID: 11509034.

    https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/194118

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Reviewed By:

Saqib Baig, MD, MS

Saqib Baig, MD, MS (Pulmonology, Critical Care, Internal Medicine)

Dr. Baig graduated from Army Medical College (NUST) Pakistan in 2007. He did his internal medicine training from Baltimore, Maryland, USA during the years 2009-2013. He joined the internal medicine faculty practice at Medical College of Wisconsin in USA for 2 years before pursuing advanced training. He completed his pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2015-2018. | | During his fellowship, Dr. Baig completed his master's in health care services management through Rutgers Business School. He currently serves as the medical director of respiratory therapy and pulmonary function lab and the clinical director of the COPD program at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He holds the Assistant Professor of Medicine rank at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baig's interests lie in respiratory physiology, airways disease, and data science.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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