Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL): Treatments
An indolent (slow-growing) in which too many immature () are found mostly in the blood and .
Treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
There are different types of for patients with .
Different types of are available for patients with . Some are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in . A treatment is a research study meant to help improve current treatments or obtain information on new treatments for patients with . When clinical trials show that a new treatment is better than the standard treatment, the new treatment may become the standard treatment. Patients may want to think about taking part in a clinical trial. Some clinical trials are open only to patients who have not started treatment.
Five types of standard are used:
Watchful waiting is closely monitoring a patient’s condition without giving any until signs or symptoms appear or change…