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iStock 1203771991 CoronavirusIn this ever changing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandememic keeping up to date with reliable information is key. In an effort to serve the CML community best during these difficult times, we have created this COVID-19 hub to provide you with expert statements, frequenty asked questions, relevant clinical papers and other reliable ressources.

We will be keeping you updated as more information becomes available.

If you have specific questions or want to share information around COVID-19 and CML that has been particularly helpful to you, please email

As relevant health information and data concerning the disease, as well as the various governmental actions are changing constantly, the iCMLf makes no representation, warranty, or guaranty whatsoever as to any information that may be exchanged through this webpage. It remains the responsibility of each medical professional to decide on the appropriate medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment for patients with CML.

iCMLf conversation COVID 19 vaccines and CMLThe iCMLf has recently hosted an expert talk on COVID-19 vaccines and CML:

  • Professor Steve Wesselingh, an Infectious Disease physician and researcher in Neurobiology, HIV and vaccine development will provide an overview of the different types of COVID-19 vaccines currently in use around the world.

  • As a haematologist, Dr Kendra Sweet will then put this into perspective for CML.
    She will share current experience with COVID-19 vaccines in patients with CML and provide guidance on how to best manage patients with CML.

At present we have very limited data on CML patients who have been infected with COVID-19. To gather CML specific information, the iCMLf is collecting details of CML patients diagnosed with COVID-19.
We are collecting both confirmed and suspected cases.

For each CML patient with COVID-19 please complete the iCMLf - CML an COVID-19 Case Collection Form according to your current knowledge.

The iCMLf is sharing an expert statement specifically for chronic phase CML patients on the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease.

The iCMLf is hosting conversations on CML and COVID-19 with renowed experts in CML that address key questions on how to manage patients with CML during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can view recordings of the conversations here. The content of the presentations express the individual opinions of the respective experts.

The iCMLf is sharing a statement on COVID-19 vaccines for people with CML.

Collage FlaggenYou can view recordings of the 'iCMLf conversations on CML and COVID-19' in non-English languages here.
Additional conversations in Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and French will be made available over the next couple of weeks. The content of the presentations express the individual opinions of the respective experts.