chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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Related to Chronic lymphoid leukemia: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, acute lymphoid leukemia
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Noun1.chronic lymphocytic leukemia - chronic leukemia characterized by lymphoblast-like cells; more common in older men
chronic leukemia - slowly progressing leukemia
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Ibrutinib versus ofatumumab in previously treated chronic lymphoid leukemia. N Engl J Med.
Materials and Methods: Twenty-seven consented subjects with multiple myeloma (n = 4), non-Hodgkins lymphoma (n = 5), Hodgkins lymphoma (n = 5), chronic myeloid leukemia (n = 6), and chronic lymphoid leukemia (n = 6) as well as control subjects (n = 7) were recruited having gotten the ethical approval from the authorities of the teaching hospitals used for the study.
(6) In other hematological malignancies, for example chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL) or multiple myeloma, difficulty in obtaining conventional cytogenetic G-banded preparations has caused an almost complete shift to FISH testing for these diseases.

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