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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia IVGH

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CLL IgVH: Immunoglobulin variable region (igvh) mutation status is an important marker for prognosis in patients with cll. Testing is by polymerase chain reacti ... Read More
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
31 years experience Hematology and Oncology
A test 2 assess risk: The correct name is igvh mutational status assay. This is a gene test performed only on leukemic cells of patients with cll to assess risk of progress ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CLL: Cll is a clonal disorder (cancer) of the white blood cells (specifically lymphocytes) in the blood (= -emia part). Other leukemias include cml, aml, a ... Read More
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Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Blood cancer: Cll is the abbreviation of this low grade leukemia/lymphoma. There are specific treatments. You generally dont know you have it, although you may be t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Benjamin
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sometimes: Rai stage 0 cll infrequently progresses to higher-stage disease. The median survival is at least 130 months as reported in 2009: http://asheducation ... Read More
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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It can : But typically depends on few specific abormalities we find by molecular analysis such as fish analyss, it in general stage 0 , may just do fine, but ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sure, It happens: Polycythemia is just a general terminology for elevation of hemoglobin that is above the normal range.A lot of factors that can cause polycythemia- eg ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Nothing like that: In many cases, cll is an indolent disease- a slowly progressing disease. People can have it for many years. However, there are certain biology of cll ... Read More
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
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

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