Hairy Cell Leukemia
Hairy cell leukemia is a slow-growing disease in which the bone marrow makes too many ... read more »
Doctors use the same types of methods to diagnose and treat hairy cell leukemia as other types of blood cancers: bone marrow biopsies, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and occasionally surgery are a few of the procedures used.
- One of the sites in this section discusses complementary and alternative treatments for hairy cell leukemia. To become more informed about alternative and complementary medicine, read the findingDulcinea Complementary and Alternative Medicine Web Guide.
- Many Web sites that detail hairy cell leukemia treatment are citing guidelines found in the Physicians Data Query (PDQ), a National Cancer Institute database that is reviewed and updated every month by a panel of specialists. Given that many sites pull information from this one, it is the only treatment site we list in this guide.