World CML Day

WCMLD 2013 0922

 

9/22 represents the genetic change of Chromosomes 9 and 22 that is the cause of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML).

Since 2008, patient organizations around the world have initiated events and projects on "CML Awareness Day" on September 22 to raise awareness of the needs of patients living with CML. Since 2011, the worldwide community unites to celebrate "World CML Day" on that date.

September 22 (9/22) has been chosen as a the date for global and local CML awareness activities - this adds symbolic significance to the campaigns.

Check out what the patient community plans to do for World CML Day 2013!
And see what it did in 2012 and 2008-2011.