Ballpoint pen, ink on paper, watercolour pencil, gold flakes, upcycled frame
19.5cm (w) x 23.5cm (h)
Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. It's diagnosed by the detection of increased counts of of basophils and eosinophils (types of white blood cell) in the peripheral blood, as well as the Philadelphia (Ph1) chromosome in bone marrow cells. This histopathology piece highlights the abnormalities in gold.