Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. With this type of cancer, the marrow creates too many abnormal lymphocytes. There are five stages of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Read more: What Are the Stages of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia? Article
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Blood Cancer Types: Leukemia, Lymphomas, Myelomas, and More
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Cancer: Guide to Leukemia
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Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood cells in which the growth and development of the blood cells are abnormal. Strictly speaking, leukemia should refer only to cancer of the white blood cells (the leukocytes) but in practice, it can apply to malignancy of any cellular element in the blood or bone marrow, as in red cell leukemia (erythroleukemia).
What Is the Best Diet for CLL?
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is cancer in which the bone marrow (spongy part of the bone) makes abnormal white cells (lymphocytes). According to recent research, the Mediterranean diet is considered the best diet for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- Inqovi (decitabine and cedazuridine)
- Treanda (bendamustine hydrochloride) Injection
- Bosulif (bosutinib)
- Tabloid (thioguanine)
- Iclusig (ponatinib)
- Copiktra (duvelisib)
- Bendeka (bendamustine hydrochloride)
- Blincyto (blinatumomab)
- Valchlor (mechlorethamine)
- Idhifa (enasidenib)
- Belrapzo (bendamustine hydrochloride) Injection
- Asparlas (calaspargase pegol - mknl)
- Leukeran (chlorambucil)
- Idamycin PFS Injection (idarubicin hydrochloride)
- Busulfex (busulfan)
- Matulane (procarbazine hydrochloride)
- Arzerra (ofatumumab)
- Purinethol (mercaptopurine)
- Synribo (omacetaxine mepesuccinate)