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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: Introduction

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: A cancer of the blood and bone marrow where too many abnormal lymphocytes (white blood cells) are produced which eventually crowds out healthy blood cells in the body. Researchers have discovered a link between a number of genetic defects and increased susceptibility to chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Type 1 is linked to a defect on chromosome 11q13.3. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1

Treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: Complications

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Causes of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1

Prognosis for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: This type of cancer tends to progress slowly in many cases which is why treatment in the early stages may be delayed. Rapid progression of the cancer will require treatment. The risk of the treatments needs to be weighed up against the rate of disease progression.

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More information about Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1

  1. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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