Signs to Start CLL Treatment: Following the “Tempo” of Your Condition

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Determining when to begin chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) treatment is unique to individual patients, and may be critical in survivorship, but the signs to start are similar. What factors indicate it’s time to treat? On location at CLL Live in Niagara Falls, Canada, CLL expert Dr. Nicole Lamanna, from Columbia University Medical Center, joins us to discuss ways patients can monitor their CLL development through the rhythm, or “tempo” of the disease and how this will influence the treatment plan. Dr. Lamanna also explains that despite obtaining the important information from genetic testing, there are other elements that shape disease risk and suggest the right time for therapy. Watch now to find out more.

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