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chronic lymphocytic leukemia

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  1. is a type of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells (lymphocytes)

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 15, 2009
  2. CLL affects a particular lymphocyte, the B cell, which originates in the bone marrow, develops in the lymph nodes, and normally fights infection

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 15, 2009
  3. small lymphocytic lymphoma

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  4. In CLL, the DNA of a B cell is damaged, so that it can't fight infection, but it grows out of control and crowds out the healthy blood cells that can fight infection

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  5. CLL is an abnormal neoplastic proliferation of B cells

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