December 5, 2001

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)


Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia is a malignant disorder involving the over-production of mature lymphocytes which results in the abnormal accumulation of these cells in the marrow, the bloodstream, and the lymph system. CLL usually involves the lymph nodes. It usually effects older persons, with an average age of 60, and is more common in men.

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