April 2017 - The iCMLf Diagnosis and Testing Program offers seeding grants to hematology institutions in emerging economic regions. The aim of the program is to facilitate the diagnosis, testing and long-term disease monitoring of CML patients in emerging economic regions where it is either limited, or not currently available.
Over five years the iCMLf have awarded 42 grants to enable CML diagnostics to be expanded and enhanced at a local level. This gives both physicians and patients the knowledge to make meaningful decisions on treatment. In 2017 the Foundation will again offer 10 grants with funding of up to $10,000.
Applications will close on the 30th of June 2017. Proposals are welcome to firstname.lastname@example.org or read more for further information on how to apply.
March 2017 - Two additional presentations have recently been added to the iCMLf Virtual Education Program. These talks cover different aspects on modern diagnostics and were recorded during the ‘Clinical Symposium on Modern Diagnostics’ at the 18th Annual John Goldman Conference on CML in Houston last year. Now view presentations on
February 2017 - February 28th is Rare Disease Day! Today organizations supporting rare diseases and patients all over the world raise awareness for rare diseases aiming to improve access to treatment and care for 300 millions of people affected by rare diseases.
The outcomes for patients with CML have improved significantly over the past years thanks to new treatment options available, but there is still a lot to do to grant equal access to appropriate treatment and monitoring for patients around the world, especially in emerging economic regions– one of the core objectives of the iCMLf.
Make sure to get involved using #RareDiseaseDay
February 2017 - Each year the International CML Foundation awards three prizes to recognise and reward outstanding achievements and contributions to the management and understanding of CML.
We are delighted to share the well-deserved 2017 prize recipients:
February 2017 - Webstreams of the presentations from the iCMLf Forum for Physicians from Emerging Regions 2016 are now available to view. This year's Forum focused on 'Managing the high risk CML patient'. Presenters give the local emerging regions perspectives on each topic followed iCMLf experts and a discussion with the audience.
January 2016 - Important CML news was presented at the 58th Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Diego. This included; data to help guide treatment discontinuation and TFR monitoring, Phase I results of a new tyrosine kinase inhibitor and new findings on the use of generics. We have compiled a selection of these CML highlights to assist you follow the latest scientific advancements in CML.