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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (SLL) Cancer Information
Source: Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyLearning about CLL is the first step to better managing your disease. This helpful article reviews the basics of CLL and helps guide your conversation with your healthcare provider.
Source: Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyDiagnosing which type of leukemia a person has requires several tests. Find out how these tests help estimate how the disease will progress and which treatment will have the most impact.
Source: CLL SocietyReview the best ways to ward off infection and discover the vaccinations people with CLL should and shouldn’t have.
Source: CLL SocietyLearn about the most profound symptoms of CLL along with explanations of medical terminology.
Source: Cancer Support CommunityWhile there are about 60 different subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, most subtypes fall within 2 main groups, both named for the cell where the lymphoma originates: B-cell lymphomas or T-cell lymphomas.
Source: American Cancer SocietyA brief overview of non-Hodgkin lymphoma including the different types, tests, questions, treatments, clinical trials, and what happens after treatment.
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Author: Sarah HandzelYou may wonder if you should seek a second opinion about your cancer diagnosis and treatment options. Second opinions may confirm your diagnosis and provide invaluable information about your cancer and where it’s located in your body.
Source: Cancer Support CommunityAre you newly diagnosed? Here's what you need to know.
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