Frequently Asked Questions1. Who treats Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia(CLL) patients?
A Haematologist can treat the condition. Sometimes it is a hematologist with a specicial interest in oncology.
2. Can CLL be cured?
CLL is not curable but it can be treated and managed effectively. Many people with CLL are leading normal and useful lives.
3. When should treatment start?
The early-stage patients are not treated while it should start immediately in patients with advanced disease.
4. Are complementary therapies available for CLL?
So far there are no proven complementary therapies available. However, some patients do find solace in some forms of alternative medicines.
5. Is vit C advisable?
Vit C is recommended to prevent malignancy. For those who are already affected, stick to the basic recommended dose.
6. Do the patients need to be on a diet?
It is advisable for the patients to avoid uncooked food and certain dairy products. They may also benefit by limiting commercial food.
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