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What is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5?

What is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5?

  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: 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 5 is linked to a defect on chromosome 11q24.1.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: Introduction

Types of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5:

Broader types of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5:

How serious is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5?

Prognosis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: 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.
Complications of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: see complications of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

What causes Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5?

Causes of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: see causes of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

What are the symptoms of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5?

Symptoms of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: see symptoms of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

Complications of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: see complications of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5: see treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

Name of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

Main name of condition: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Susceptibility to, 5

 

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