Chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma. Definition

Medical Definition: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma

Cancer indolent (slow growing) in which they are immature lymphocytes (white blood cells) in the blood and bone marrow or lymph nodes. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma are the same disease, but in LLC cancer cells are found mainly in the blood and bone marrow. In the LLP, the cancer cells are found mainly in the lymph nodes. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) are types of Hodgkin's lymphoma. Also called LLC or LLP.

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