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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.

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Cancer Patients Can Preserve Fertility

Thomeeka Speaks of Rhode Island received insurance coverage for egg retrieval fertility preservation services during acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment.

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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.

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Symptoms of Advanced Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia enters the blood quickly and spreads to various areas around the body, such as bones, joints, and vital organs, within months.

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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.

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Surviving Leukemia Treatment and Its Long-Term Side Effects

As leukemia treatments become more effective and patients live longer, long-term and late side effects have become an area of growing concern.