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What causes weight loss with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No: It should not be related to cll. Ask your doctor to examine you and to find the cause of these lumps. I do not think they are related to your(?) leuke... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
4%: It is hard to understand why your doctor(s) have not taken the time to explain every thing to you. Please go back, tell them your issues, and let them... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need more info: The information you provided is not sufficient for a diagnosis. It would be prudent to discuss it with the doctor who ordered the tests as s/he known ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
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 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: But it is quite rare before age 40.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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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