haematology
Blood cancers

More evidence of skin cancer risk in CLL patients

A New Zealand study has found high rates of skin cancer, especially squamous cell carcinomas and more aggressive skin cancers, in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Squamous cell carcinoma rates in CLL patients were found to be 2.8 to 5.4 times that of the age-matched general population – suggesting the importance of regular skin checks ...

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