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State-of-the-Art Management of Patients Suffering from Chronic lymphocytic Leukaemia

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State-of-the-Art Management of Patients Suffering
from Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

A fully rounded overview of the state of the art. A must read that details the complexities and treatment options available as well as what’s in the pipes in the UK.

"CLL treatment has changed dramatically in the past decade and thanks to chemo-immunotherapy remission durations of several years with improvement in overall survival have been achieved. However not all patients benefit from current treatment strategies. Future efforts have to focus on evaluating the plethora of new anti-cancer agents now available for tolerability in older patients with co-morbidities."

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“Advances in whole genome array and sequencing technology will likely transform response prediction over the decade by allowing us to identify genetic markers which can direct treatment choice.”


Ruth Clifford and Anna Schuh

Oxford Cancer and Haematology Centre, Oxford University Hospitals, Churchill Site, Oxford, OX3 7JL, United Kingdom.

Downloaded from CLL Canada, full PDF:

http://cllcanada.ca/2010/pdfs/State-of-the-Art.pdf






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