No, it's not common. CLL is quite rare in young people.
1 Answers · Health · 27/07/2011
Most people with CLL are older than 55 years old so their growth rate is not affected by their disease. http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic370.htm
2 Answers · Health · 02/08/2008
DDDDDDDDDDDD Patients can have this for decade(s) and not need therapy. B is a slower type than the other two, but not as "gradual" as D.
3 Answers · Health · 08/02/2008
Molly, You should be able to look forward to having your mother with you for many years. The outlook depends on the stage and behavior of the disease. Half of patients diagnosed in the earliest stages of the disease...
2 Answers · Health · 12/02/2010
I have had C L L for the past twelve years and though I have a BROTHER with it as well all the oncologists I have spoken to insist that it is not hereditary and my brother is a coincidence
2 Answers · Health · 03/04/2009
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) is rarely seen in patients under 40 years old. Here is a site which tells more.
1 Answers · Health · 14/12/2012
An unhealthy immune system to name one thing. That in itself is bad enough.
1 Answers · Health · 15/02/2009
People like you can live indefinitely. But, you will need to have your blood counts monitored for the rest of your life. Also, yes, CLL can progress, which is why it is important to monitor your CBC. 25% of CLL...
7 Answers · Health · 14/02/2007
Yes, see below.
4 Answers · Health · 14/01/2009