… bone marrow are blast cells.
In blastic phase CML, 20% or more of the cells in the blood or bone marrow are blast cells. When tiredness, fever, and an enlarged spleen occur during the blastic phase, it is called blast crisis.
Treatment of chronic phase chronic myelogenous leukemia may include the following:
Targeted therapy with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor.
High-dose chemotherapy with donor stem cell transplant.
A clinical trial of lower-dose chemotherapy with donor stem cell transplant.
A clinical trial of a new treatment.