B cell prolymphocytic leukemia

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What is B cell prolymphocytic leukemia?

B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (B-PLL) is a cancer of the white blood cells. B-cell prolymphocytes leukemia is an overgrowth of immature white blood cells that build up in the body. With B-PLL the body's ability to fight infection is compromised.

Common symptoms reported by people with B cell prolymphocytic leukemia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with B cell prolymphocytic leukemia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Imbruvica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with B cell prolymphocytic leukemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with B cell prolymphocytic leukemia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Imbruvica)
Perceived effectiveness
for B cell prolymphocytic leukemia (6 evaluations)
Side effects
bruising of legs diarrhea 2 more
Total evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for B cell prolymphocytic leukemia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
acute renal failure
Total evaluations
2
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with B cell prolymphocytic leukemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has B cell prolymphocytic leukemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 2
40s 1
50s 4
60s 4
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 7

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from B cell prolymphocytic leukemia patients who have completed their condition history
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