Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is the most common leukaemia in the Western world. It is also the prototype of B-cell chronic lymphoid malignancies and of their ramifications within the fields of hematology, immunology and oncology. For a long time the Cinderella of lymphoid malignancies CLL has now become the focus of major interest and an increasing number of investigators from different areas, including genetics, molecular biology, basic and applied immunology are becoming actively engaged in the investigation of CLL. Clinicians are considering CLL as a very interesting target of many projects which aim at translating the new and exciting developments of basic science into effective new approaches to the patient.The other major complication of CLL, autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, does occur in M-CLL. In our series, the ... The problem with these is in knowing how long the patient has had CLL. It is clinically silent until the patient has a blood test , and these are not compulsory even in countries with socialized medicine. The trueanbsp;...

Title:Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-01-27


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