Hairy Cell Leukemia Support


Hairy Cell Leukemia

Hairy cell leukemia is the most uncommon type of leukemia. Many people view it as a subset of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. According to Mayo Clinic, approximately 600 to 800 new cases are diagnosed each year.  Middle-aged men are the most likely to be diagnosed with it, and it is rarely if ever seen in children.

What is Hairy Cell Leukemia?

Hairy cell leukemia is a slow-growing disease in which the bone marrow makes too many ... read more »

Hairy Cell Leukemia Diagnosis and Treatment

Doctors use the same types of methods to diagnose and treat hairy cell leukemia as other types of ... read more »

Hairy Cell Leukemia Support

Though hairy cell leukemia is an uncommon disease, there are a few forums and blogs on the Web where you can meet others who are going through the same experience.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • There aren’t many forums specifically for hairy cell leukemia, but the sites in this section have sections devoted to leukemia generally. To find more support sites, see the “Support Groups for Leukemia Patients” in the findingDulcinea Leukemia Web Guide.

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For blogs written by patients with HCL (note, these are not medical professionals)…
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