Leukemia--Chronic Lymphocytic Overview

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Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention TOPICS

Can chronic lymphocytic leukemia be prevented?

Changing your lifestyle to avoid certain risk factors can prevent many types of cancer, but this isn’t true for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Most cases of CLL have no clear cause, and there is no way known to prevent these cancers.

Last Medical Review: 01/30/2015
Last Revised: 01/30/2015