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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a kind of leukemia characterized by an uncontrolled growth of the lymphocytes – white blood cells. The cancerous lymphocytes crowd out the normal, disease-fighting white blood cells.

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Gene Therapy Offers New Hope for Patients with Blood Disorders
Gene therapy offers fresh hope to thousands of people with blood disorders, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the journa.....
New Tool Can Help Fight Lymphoma - Here's How
Highlights:
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Therapy Improves Outcomes for Patients With B-cell Lymphoma
Fifty-two percent of patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) responded favorably to the therapy -- Forty percent ha.....
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