Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

CLL Incidence

Facts about chronic lymphocytic leukemia:

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is most common in the elderly.
  • About 10,000 people in the US develop this disease each year.
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is more common in males.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed CLL References
  1. Yee KW, O'Brien SM. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia: diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2006 Aug;81(8):1105-29. [16901035]
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