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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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