Hearing you have CLL can be overwhelming, upsetting and hard to understand.

It is important you know that:

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There is hope

This type of blood cancer may not require treatment right away; when it is needed, treatment can lead to remission.

Research is advancing

Treatments are more effective today compared to 30 years ago.
Helping Hand

It’s nothing you did

You did not catch the disease from someone else and cannot pass it to your children.

You are not alone.

Know that the blood cancer community is here to support you every step of the way.

What happens next?

Experiences of others with CLL

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I discovered a support group for blood cancers. It was a great place to compare symptoms and find ways for managing stress, fatigue, fear and more. It was comforting to talk to others who were going through the same things.

Halifax NS

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Resources on CLL


CLL support group

Join the CLL Facebook support group

CLL Information & Support is a Canadian community for individuals living with CLL, families affected by CLL, and professionals working with CLL. The objective is to share the experiences of patients, families, friends, or professionals to inspire and encourage others affected by the disease.

All resources

Access all fact sheets, guides, podcast, videos and other resources to learn everything from disease symptoms, statistics and treatment options.

About your subtype

Doctors classify chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) into subtypes by using various tests. The subtype plays a large part in deciding the type of treatment.

  • Nodular

  • Interstitial

  • Mixed

  • Diffuse

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