To start your journey this page provides an introduction and overview explanation of CLL and its management today in understandable language.
Reliable information and support can aid you to cope with diagnosis and help prepare you to be more involved in your own health care discussions with your doctor. This website we hope helps prepare you to live well with CLL, it is not a substitute for medical care, you should always consult your medical team if you have concerns about your health.
Many also find our online community (HealthUnlocked) helpful too, where members share their own experiences and discuss issues together. Our regular members meetings are also a very effective way of meeting others with CLL and learning from each other and clinical experts.
Useful linksWelcome to the Family by Professor Chris Fegan Further Information and Resources Diagnosis Derek’s Story: His CLL Diagnosis, ‘Watch & Wait’, Involving Others, Hopes and Activities
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia: "An Overview" In this 2014 webcast video with slides George Follows gives an overview of CLL treatment
Over a relatively short time period a remarkable number of effective new therapies have been developed for patients with CLL.
Find out more about the experiences of some of our members by watching this video.Click here to go to our online community
In the video to the right Gwyneth Stafford CLL & Lymphoma Nurse Specialist at Cambridge University Hospitals discusses managing infections and goes on to the challenges that CLL patients experience when managing their symptoms. A theme running through these videos is the importance of keeping the medical team informed and working together to find strategies and support to reduce impact.