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is cll leukemia curable

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not yet: However, in many cases, it is similar to a chronic diease. In its early stages, it does not even need treatment. Only when it becomes more advanced ar ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Varies a lot: The life expectancy for someone with cll varies dramatically depending upon the stage, certain other "prognostic" markers and one's overall health. Li ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (cll) is one of the chronic lymphoproliferative disorders (lymphoid neoplasms). It is characterized by a progressive accu ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: But most people with CLL will die of something else.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Few good ones: No one site is tops but the one to follow are: american cancer society (www.Cancer.Org), asco (www.Cancer.Net), nmdp (www.Marrow.Org), www.Focusoncll ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Nothing: The indication for cll therapy are the following: stage 3 (hemoglobin <10), stage 4 (platelets<100, 000). A rapid lymphocyte doubling time is also a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in 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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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience in Radiation Oncology
CLL : Cll is a very slow growing type of cancer. Most patients are diagnosed in the earlier stages of the disease and more than half of them will live a 12 ... Read More
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A 46-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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