Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Treatment

Karl J. D'Silva, MD; Christina Poh, MD


November 02, 2021

Treatment should be initiated when patients become symptomatic or show evidence of rapid disease progression. Symptoms include persistent fever for longer than 2 weeks, night sweats for more than 1 month without evidence of infection, unintentional weight loss of more than 10% over 6 months, extreme fatigue, or progressive lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, or extranodal involvement.

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