Frequently Asked Questions

Expert answers to common questions about CLL.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My mother-in-law has recently been diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and I have been trying to research as much as I can about this disease. ..
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Dementia
Could there possibly be any causal relationship between Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) (or its associated high white cell count) and dementia? My mother was diagnosed with both at about the ..
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
My father has Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). He is 53 years of age. He was diagnosed in 1998, and since then his White Blood Cell count has been between 30,000 ..
CLL in patients under 40
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I am 38 years old and in the past two weeks my local hematologist has diagnosed me with CLL. My white count is around 15,000 ..
Is CLL Hereditary?
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I just wanted to know if I could inherit (CLL) from my mother. She got it when she was about 40, and she has had ..
Bone marrow biopsy for CLL
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I had a blood test a few months ago and a moderately elevated white blood cell was reported "consistent with CLL". Approximately 6 weeks later, ..
Questions about CLL
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My partner has CLL and is 40 years old. He was diagnosed 2 years ago and his white blood cell count has doubled each year ..
When to treat CLL
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) about 1 1/2 years ago. Today my white count is 27.5. I am going to start a ..
CLL Prognosis
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," I am a 48-year-old male recently diagnosed with CLL ( chronic lymphocytic leukemia ). My white blood cell count is 14.05, my red count is ..


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