ScientiaCME Targeting chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL): Approaches to care at different stages of the disease – Updates from ASCO 2023
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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a diverse group of hematologic cancers in which B-cells accumulate in the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic tissue, constituting as absolute lymphocytosis of mature-appearing lymphocytes with an appropriate immunophenotype. Elderly patients comprise the vast majority of those diagnosed with CLL with a median patient age of 71 years. Men have close to twice the risk of women of developing CLL, and there are over 20,000 cases per year, with an annual mortality rate in excess of 4,400.
HCPs including: Medical oncologists and hematologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists who practice in oncology; and other healthcare professionals who commonly encounter patients with CLL.