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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

About chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

In this section, you or a loved one can find out more about CLL, as well as links to other information. Being informed is an important first step towards becoming an active decision-maker in your care plan.

What is chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)?

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that starts from white blood cells (called lymphocytes) in the bone marrow and then spreads into the blood. CLL mainly affects older adults.

For more information, please visit the Leukaemia Foundation (Date last accessed 26 Oct 2016)


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American Cancer Society (ACS) (Date last accessed 26 Oct 2016)


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