Stages of CLL

Specific Stages of CLL

Specific stages of CLL include:
 
  • Stage 0
  • Stage I
  • Stage II
  • Stage III
  • Stage IV
  • Refractory.
 
Stages of CLL: Stage 0
In stage 0 chronic lymphocytic leukemia, there are too many lymphocytes in the blood, but there are no other symptoms of leukemia. Stage 0 chronic lymphocytic leukemia is indolent (slow-growing).
 
Stages of CLL: Stage I
In stage I chronic lymphocytic leukemia, there are too many lymphocytes in the blood and the lymph nodes are larger than normal.
 
Stages of CLL: Stage II
In stage II chronic lymphocytic leukemia:
 
  • There are too many lymphocytes in the blood
  • The liver or spleen is larger than normal
  • The lymph nodes may be larger than normal.
 
Stages of CLL: Stage III
In stage III chronic lymphocytic leukemia:
 
  • There are too many lymphocytes in the blood
  • There are too few red blood cells
  • The lymph nodes, liver, or spleen may be larger than normal.
 
Stages of CLL: Stage IV
In stage IV chronic lymphocytic leukemia:
 
  • There are too many lymphocytes in the blood and too few platelets
  • The lymph nodes, liver, or spleen may be larger than normal
  • There may be too few red blood cells.
 
Stages of CLL: Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is cancer that does not get better with chronic lymphocytic leukemia treatment.
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