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Is it common for a 28 years old male to have chronic lymphocytic leukemia? What is the usual age?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Happens, not common

Cll is considered to be mainly a disease of the elderly, with a median age at diagnosis of 70 years , however, it is not unusual to make this diagnosis in younger individuals from 30 to 39 years of age.
The incidence increases rapidly with increasing age.

In brief: Happens, not common

Cll is considered to be mainly a disease of the elderly, with a median age at diagnosis of 70 years , however, it is not unusual to make this diagnosis in younger individuals from 30 to 39 years of age.
The incidence increases rapidly with increasing age.
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