Hearing you have HCL 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

Our understanding of this disease has progressed tremendously in recent years.
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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 HCL

Rik Steven

Rik Steven

I must say that I am deeply indebted to medical science and to the researchers, specialists, doctors, nurses, technicians, and many other healthcare professionals, and I will be forever grateful to all those unsung heroes who donate their own blood.


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