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Living With

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: The Big Picture

Explore these long-term considerations, from fertility preservation to how to develop a survivorship care plan.

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Andrew Schorr.
Treatment

Leukemia Patient Tips: Getting the Best Care

As a medical journalist with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Andrew Schorr shares his tips for how leukemia patients can find the best care for themselves.

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Treatment

How to Manage CLL Treatment Side Effects

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.

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Treatment

Leukemia Treatment Offers Many Options

Leukemia treatments today encompass chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, radiation, immunotherapy, vaccine therapy, and close monitoring during early stages.

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Risk Factors

Risk for Leukemia Genetic But Not Hereditary

Leukemia is considered a gene-related disease, but usually is not hereditary—meaning, it can’t be inherited from parent to child.

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Diagnosis

Some Leukemias Come as Surprise Diagnosis

Everyday minor ailments like bruising and rashes may actually be chronic leukemia symptoms, while acute leukemia symptoms can be urgent and life-threatening.