Support and Stability: Living with CMML

Howard Willens

Please join us as we speak to Howard Willens, a chronic myelomonocytic leukemia (CMML) patient. In this episode, Howard shares how he was diagnosed with this rare blood cancer. He shares how patient support groups have assisted him, and how he no longer feels alone. His story encourages CMML patients to focus on stability and the present, while living their lives to the fullest.

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  1. Thank you for this conversation. I appreciate the Doctor’s candid answers about his journey with CMML.

    1. Hello Bill,

      We encourage you to contact our Information Specialists at 1-800-955-4572. They can help you find the newest treatments for CMML and also connect you with the Clinical Trial Support Center ( to see if there are any clinical trials available for you.

  2. Hello. I am 56 yes and just been diagnosed with CMML. I’m waiting on the results of genetic tests to determine treatment plan and prognosis.
    I’m interested to know how long people have been living with CMML and had anyone had experience with the treatment azacytidine?

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