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Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) develops very slowly, so people often don't need treatment for months or years and some will never need it. However, people with troublesom symptoms caused by CLL may need to have treatment straight away.
Find general information about treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
Steroids can be used to treat CLL and reduce some of the side effects of chemotherapy
You might be offered a stem cell transplant to treat chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
Read about supportive therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
Find out about the drugs used to treat CLL, their possible side effects, and ways of coping
Find out how monoclonal antibodies can be used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)
Radiotherapy is sometimes used if you have CLL and your lymph nodes or spleen are very enlarged
Find out about clinical trials, which help doctors to improve treatments for cancer
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