CLL patients at higher risk of melanoma

ANI Aug 10, 2018

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a sizable 600 percent higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, a Wilmot Cancer Institute scientific team made this discovery.



Although a higher risk of melanoma had been known, a full analysis of detection rates and treatments among CLL patients has never been reported before, said Clive Zent, Managing Director, who led the Wilmot Cancer Institute scientific team. As a result of this new data, Zent, an...

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