lymphocytic leukaemia

lymphocytic leukaemia

(1) Acute lymphocytic leukaemia, see there. 
(2) Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, see there.

Lymphocytic leukaemia

A LEUKEMIA in which the cells undergoing uncontrolled increase (proliferation) are LYMPHOCYTES. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is a variable disease: some patients require no treatment; others have a poor outcome. ZAP-70 estimations provide a guide to the prognosis.
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Cellular Immunotherapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia - Drug Profile 90
com)-- The new Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL) Knowledge Centre is live on online medical education site epgonline.
Monoclonal Bence Jones proteinuria in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
CD38 as a prognostic factor in B cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (B-CLL): comparison of three approaches to analyze its expression.
GlaxoSmithKline and Genmab's Arzerra has received marketing authorisation from the European Commission for use as first-line treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in combination with chlorambucil or bendamustine for patients ineligible for fludarabine-based therapy, it was reported on Friday.
Dr Belinda Austen has been awarded the Leukaemia Research Clinician Scientist Prize, enabling her to investigate why patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia develop resistance to drugs during treatment.
The data from the trial indicated that among the patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia who received at least eight weeks of GS-9973 monotherapy, 97% of them experienced a decrease in lymph node size.
It was reported yesterday that the combination therapy would be utilised to treat chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients who have not received prior treatment and are inappropriate for fludarabine-based therapy.

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