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Treatments for Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Treatment List for Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Chronic lymphocytic leukemia includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Early stages of the cancer are usually monitored rather than treated. For more advanced case, treatment options include:
  • Chemotherapy
  • Bone marrow stem cell transplant
  • Chemotherapy e.g. rituximab, alemtuzumab
  • Blood transfusions may be needed if anemia develops
  • Splenectomy may be required if symptoms are problematic
  • Watchful waiting - appropriate for low risk and asymptomatic patients
  • Chemotherapy - may be oral or intravenous
  • Monoclonal antibodies - Rituximab and Alemtuzumab
  • Stem Cell transplant - often done as part of a clinical trial as its role is not yet well defined.
  • Radiotherapy - for treatment of localised symptomatic enlarged lymph nodes or painful splenomegaly.
  • Splenectomy - may be appropriate for massive enlargement, anaemia and thrombocytopenia related to splenomegaly.

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