haematology
Blood cancers

High risk of second cancers in CLL

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) are four to five times more likely to develop aggressive skin cancers one year after their CLL diagnosis. A retrospective Canadian study of 587 patients with CLL found 28% developed a skin cancer – about a third prior to their CLL diagnosis and two thirds after diagnosis. The first ...

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