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How Your Doctor Decides Your Treatment for Adult Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Researchers are continually finding new treatment methods for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and people diagnosed with the disease now have more hope for survival than ever before.

The choices that you have for treatment depend on these factors:

  • Results of your lab tests

  • Status of your health

  • Your age

  • Your personal needs or special considerations

Your choice of treatment also depends on these specific things about your leukemia:

  • Stage of your disease

  • Other traits of your leukemia, such as chromosome changes in the cells 

  • Your blood counts

  • Your symptoms

  • Condition of your liver, spleen, and lymph nodes