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CURE’s Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) page features the latest cancer news and updates on CLL Through articles, videos, podcasts, and more, CURE brings readers the insights of experts, cancer survivors, patients, and advocates to ensure everyone is up to date in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Switching to Subcutaneous Medication for My Cancer-Induced Compromised Immune System Was Life Changing

December 9th 2022, 6:00pm


Once I got the hang of administering subcutaneous immunoglobulin, my life was so much easier, as I no longer had to undergo monthly infusions for my cancer-related compromised immune system.

When It Comes to Cancer, Are We What We Eat?

November 16th 2022, 6:00pm


After being diagnosed with cancer 13 years ago, I began to wonder if my diet had anything to do with it — so I made some changes to eat better.

Can Baking Bread Be Cancer Therapy?

November 1st 2022, 9:00pm


I made a point to continue baking a weekly challah bread after I was diagnosed with blood cancer, and it proved to be therapeutic.

My Oncologist Gave Me Hope

October 22nd 2022, 6:00pm


After being diagnosed with lymphoma, I scheduled consultations with three oncologists, but only one provided me with the hope I needed.

First Patient Receives Investigational CAR-T Cell Therapy in Trial Assessing the Treatment for Lymphoma, Leukemia

October 14th 2022, 9:00pm


Investigators of an expanded clinical trial have administered an investigational CAR-T cell therapy to the first patient with blood cancer.

Blood Cancer Drug, Copiktra, May Increase Risk of Death, Severe Side Effects, FDA Warns

July 5th 2022, 7:00pm


Long-term clinical trial data showed that the use of Copiktra was associated with an increased rate of death and severe side effects for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and small cell leukemia.

Time-Limited Venclexta Regimens Outperform Chemoimmunotherapy in CLL

June 13th 2022, 9:00pm


Treatment with Venclexta plus Gazyva, with or without Imbruvica, led to better outcomes than chemoimmunotherapy in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Calquence-Based Regimens Continue to Elicit Better Results Than Gazyva Plus Chemotherapy in Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

June 5th 2022, 10:00pm


Long-term study results show that outcomes, such as survival and response rates, in patients who have received Calquence-containing treatment regimens continue to outpace outcomes in those who were given Gazyva and chemotherapy.

Better Data Needed to Approve Future PI3K Inhibitors for Blood Cancers, FDA Panel Recommends

April 25th 2022, 7:00pm


A panel of experts on the FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted that all future approvals of PI3K inhibitors to treat blood cancer be backed by randomized clinical trial data.

Certain Blood Cancer Treatments Pulled from US Market After Treatment Results Fail to Show Improved Survival

April 21st 2022, 9:00pm


The pharmaceutical company developing a combination regimen of ublituximab plus Ukoniq (known as U2) pulled the drug duo’s indications for the treatment of multiple types of blood cancer after clinical trial results fell short of improving overall survival.