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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Complications
The most common CLL complications include frequent infections, increased risk of other cancers, immune system problems, and tumor flares.
Before Leukemia Treatment, Ask the Doctor
Dr. Jack Jacoub shares questions that he believes leukemia patients need to ask more often while they’re getting ready for treatment.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Vaccines
Both chronic lymphocytic leukemia and its treatments can weaken the immune system. Patients should get flu and pneumonia vaccines, but may need to avoid others.
Cancer Patients Can Preserve Fertility
Thomeeka Speaks of Rhode Island received insurance coverage for egg retrieval fertility preservation services during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment.
Stress Worsens Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
A recent study found that higher levels of cancer-related stress were associated with more cancer malignancy in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
All About Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute myeloid leukemia is a cancer of certain white blood cells, called myelocytes. It accounts for about one-third of all adult leukemia cases.
Leukemia Spreads Systemically, Without Tumors
When leukemia spreads, it is called “systemic” rather than “metastatic.” Leukemia cells can quickly enter the bloodstream and circulate throughout the body.
Leukemia Symptoms Can Be Everyday Ailments
Leukemia symptoms like fatigue, night sweats, and swollen glands are easy to mistake for minor ailments, but get a checkup when many of them show up together.