Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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What is chronic lymphocytic leukemia?

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a blood cancer where there are too many of a specific type of white blood cell called a lymphocyte. CLL is the second most common form of leukemia in adults often occurring during or after middle age. It rarely occurs in children.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic lymphocytic 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 for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
163

Data from patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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

(Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has chronic lymphocytic leukemia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 639 say CLL is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 8
30s 16
40s 29
50s 106
60s 225
70+ 300
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 31
50-59 years 68
60-69 years 41
70+ years 14

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 301
Female 394

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 284
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from CLL patients who have completed their condition history
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