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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
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Definition of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
The most common type of chronic lymphoid leukemia. It comprises 90% of chronic lymphoid leukemias in the United States. Morphologically, the neoplastic cells are small, round B-lymphocytes. This type of leukemia is not considered to be curable with available therapy. (WHO, 2001)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia is from the group

Leukemia
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma
Common Hematopoietic Neoplasm
Lymphoid Leukemia

Other Names for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
B Cell CLL
B Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
B Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
B-Cell CLL
B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
B-Cell Chronic Lymphogenous Leukemia
B-Cell Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia
B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
BCLL
CLL
Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia
Chronic Lymphogenous Leukemia
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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