Current Oncology Reports

, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp 345–352

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia: Biology and current treatment


DOI: 10.1007/s11912-007-0046-8

Cite this article as:
Zent, C.S. & Kay, N.E. Curr Oncol Rep (2007) 9: 345. doi:10.1007/s11912-007-0046-8


There has been considerable recent progress in understanding of the biology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL). These accomplishments have been accompanied by progressive improvement in the management of CLL and its complications. This review summarizes these changes and provides guidelines for a comprehensive approach to patient care.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of HematologyMayo Clinic College of MedicineRochesterUSA

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