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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Men and women discussing chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

All about chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), including early symptoms and causes, tests to diagnose CLL, treatment including chemotherapy, steroids, biological therapy such as rituximab (Mabthera) and alemtuzumab (Mabcampath), and current research. Living with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia covers coping with your diagnosis of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

There are several other types of leukaemia, including other types of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Please make sure you are in the right section. Go to our general leukaemia page if you are in any doubt.

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Updated: 7 July 2015