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chronic lymphocytic leukemia in children

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Do you mean ALL?: Cll is a very rare diagnosis in children.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Adult disease: No, cll is not a pediatric disease, it happens only in adult with a median age of 70 y.O, . However it does also happen in younger people -between ag ... Read More
Dr. Weili Sun
Dr. Weili Sun answered
26 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Children with CLL: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is an adult disease. It almost never occur in children.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Cll is form of blood cancer, usually a slowly progressing one. It may cause fever, enlarged lymph nodes, weight loss, anemia etc. See this site for mo ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Majority, not all: Majority, cll is an indolent, slow-progressing disease. However, not all of them behaving like that. There are different biology of cll that makes ce ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Your oncologist can: Ask your treating doctor. The stages of cll are based on the extent of disease which requires both blood tests as well as physical exam and ct scans o ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Mostly unknown: Cll affects older white men more that other parts of the population and the cause is unknown in most cases. Exposure to certain herbicides and insect ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
A form of cancer: Cll is a form of cancer, albeit a slowly progressing one and there are effective treatments. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclini ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on the stage: In early case, patient will be asymptomatic and the only thing abnormal is the blood test. In later stage- one can have low blood counts (anemia, low ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Depends: There are a lot of subtypes. One of my best friends has had it for 25 years and is still glowering fine.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CLL: Cll is an indolent (slow-growing) cancer in which too many immature lymphocytes (white blood cells) are found mostly in the blood and bone marrow and ... Read More
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