Reflecting the great initiatives on 22 September in 2012, many used the expression “World CML Day” for their activities on 9/22, as it translates more easily into some languages. The CML Steering Committee has discussed this and came to the conclusion to use “World CML Day” from 2013.

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9/22 represents the genetic change of Chromosomes 9 and 22 that causes Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML). On September 22 (9/22), patient organisations across the world will unite to raise awareness of the needs of patients living with CML.