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What to ask your doctor about treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Men and women discussing chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • What stage of CLL do I have?
  • What sort of treatment do I need?
  • Why are you recommending that treatment?
  • What do you expect the treatment to do for me?
  • Is there a choice of treatments?
  • Will I be able to have another treatment if my leukaemia starts to develop more quickly or comes back after treatment?
  • How long will my treatment last?
  • What will the side effects be?
  • Is there a clinical trial that I could join?
  • How often might you want to see me when my treatment is finished?
  • When will I be able to go abroad for a holiday?
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Updated: 26 March 2015