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CURE’s Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) page features the latest cancer news and updates on CLL Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

How Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Are Equipped to Handle the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 4th 2020

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia are at risk for the worst of COVID-19 symptoms, but going on the cancer journey has prepared them for the pandemic.

How Social Distancing Helped Create a Sense of Community Among Some Patients with CLL

May 1st 2020

Social distancing measures are keeping people apart, but that hasn't stopped some patients with CLL from finding a new sense of community.

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Clinical Trials for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

April 30th 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed immediate treatment for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, but it is also impacting the clinical trials looking to improve the future treatment for these patients.

5 Cancer-Related FDA Approvals Patients May Have Missed

April 27th 2020

Dr. Richard Pazdur, director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Oncology Center of Excellence, has noted that the agency is committed to expediting oncology drug development despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

FDA Approves Imbruvica, Rituxan Combination in Previously Untreated Patients with CLL and SLL

April 21st 2020

The Food and Drug Administration, under its global Project Orbis, approved the combination of Imbruvica and Rituxan for patients with CLL and SLL.

Calquence Could Offer Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia with Fewer Side Effects

April 20th 2020

Calquence (acalabrutinib) may be a safe and effective treatment option for patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to the updated phase 2 results of an ongoing study.

New Prognostic Tool Helps Patients With Leukemia Anticipate Care Needs

April 17th 2020

First validated prognostic score offers valuable insights for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who are prescribed active surveillance.

Treatment Advances in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

April 8th 2020

Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitors and other new drugs are improving outcomes for patients with CLL.

How COVID-19 is Impacting Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

April 1st 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic's impact is being felt all throughout the cancer community, and experts from the CLL Society hosted a webinar to discuss the specific impacts of the pandemic on patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Chimeric Antigen Receptor-Natural Killer Cells Shows Promise in CLL, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

March 21st 2020

Patients with relapsed or refractory CD19-positive cancers experienced complete responses with no major side effects following treatment with CAR-NK cell therapy.

Transitioning to Targeted Treatment for Patients with CLL Using BTK Inhibitors

March 3rd 2020

Newer medications that displace chemotherapy aim directly at mutations in the Bruton tyrosine kinase gene and help patients with CLL live longer.

Reliable Information and Advice for Patients With CLL

February 21st 2020

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Patient Support and Communication

February 21st 2020

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: What Happens at Progression?

February 21st 2020

Considerations for CLL as an Enduring Disease

February 21st 2020

Chemotherapy-Free Therapy for CLL: Communication and Adherence

February 21st 2020

Addressing Physical and Emotional Fatigue in CLL

February 21st 2020

CLL: Experience With Chemotherapy-Free Treatment

February 21st 2020

Nathan's Story: Choosing Chemotherapy-Free Therapy for CLL

February 21st 2020

The Treatment Landscape of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

February 21st 2020

What's Included in the Diagnosis and Staging of CLL?

February 21st 2020

Nathan's Story: Receiving a Diagnosis of CLL

February 21st 2020

The Indolent Nature of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

February 21st 2020

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Risks and Complications

February 21st 2020

Background on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Treatment

February 21st 2020

The Use of Immunotherapy in Blood Cancer Treatment

February 7th 2020

Exciting Treatment Options Being Developed in Multiple Myeloma

February 7th 2020

Genetic Sequencing in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

February 7th 2020

The Basics of Mantle Cell Lymphoma

February 7th 2020

Joining a Clinical Trial

February 7th 2020