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Managing Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Side Effects

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White blood cells.
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Chemotherapy treatment for leukemia.
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CLL treatments you may experience


Leukemia patients doing yoga to combat fatigue.
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Fatigue


Someone washing their hands to lower infection risk.
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Greater risk of infection


Antacid tablets to relieve nausea associated with leukemia treatment.
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Nausea


Woman patting her hair dry with a towel.
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Hair loss


Banana and peanut butter on toast.
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Loss of appetite


Applesauce to prevent diarrhea.
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Diarrhea


Senior woman checking her husband's temperature.
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Fever and chills


Skin cream to prevent damage from leukemia treatment.
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Radiation and skin reactions


Katherine Malmo

Katherine Malmo

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Katherine Malmo is a freelance writer and author who was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer 13 years ago. Her memoir, “Who in This Room: The Realities of Cancer, Fish, and Demolition,” was published in 2011 and a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. These days, she lives in Seattle and writes mostly about cancer and advances in cancer treatments.