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Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center brings the expertise of an interdisciplinary team to every patient we treat. That means your treatment plan is personalized for you and coordinated by our team of experts that specialize in leukemia. Here, you will benefit from the latest surgical techniques and radiation oncology treatments; access to clinical trials working to discover new, safe, and effective treatments; and targeted therapies backed by our precision medicine program. Find comfort and confidence in knowing your cancer care is comprehensive and cutting-edge.


The ONLY NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama

The most advanced diagnostic, imaging, and treatment techniques available

Targeted therapies that attack cancer and spare other cells

Over 3,400 blood and marrow transplants since 1991


The O’Neal Difference

CAR T-Cell Therapy

One of a select number of centers in the country offering this immunotherapy

Blood And Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy Program

Includes an FDA-approved Cell Therapy Laboratory and a facility for stem cell storage, collection, and culture

Clinical Trials

Together, finding new ways to improve cancer care and survival

Cancer Navigators

Specialists help guide you through all aspects of your cancer journey.

Supportive Care and Survivorship Programs

We help you through every stage of your treatment, caring for all aspects of your physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Targeted Proton Therapy

Home to the first proton therapy facility in Alabama; proton therapy uses more precise dosages to attack tumors.


Brenda Peoples and Lovie Ivory

UAB Nurses Make Hard Situation a Joyful One for Patient and Partner

Brenda Peoples, a patient undergoing acute leukemia care in UAB’s Hematology/Oncology unit, experienced just how far her nurses were willing to go to bring her and her boyfriend a special moment of happiness.

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Find a Clinical Trial

Search for clinical trials and talk to your doctor about participating


Your Team of Leukemia Experts

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center team believes that there’s a lot more to fighting cancer than just getting rid of cancer cells through treatment. We believe that comprehensive, holistic cancer care includes other aspects of your life that may have an impact on your overall well-being. After all, cancer changes everything. At UAB, you have a personalized team to support you.

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