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.
If you need help after a leukemia diagnosis, check out these organizations and websites for medical information, emotional support, and financial help.
In living with chronic myelogenous leukemia, you never achieve remission and survivorship; on the other hand, you’re perpetually in survivorship.
If you're being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), you may experience side effects like fatigue or nausea. Here are some ways to lessen the impact of your 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.
Leukemia treatments today encompass chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, radiation, immunotherapy, vaccine therapy, and close monitoring during early stages.