27. Special Situations: Management of Elderly Patients and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in Transformation

  1. Stefan Faderl MD Associate Professor and
  2. Hagop Kantarjian MD Chairman Professor
  1. Wei-Gang Tong MD, PhD Clinical Fellow and
  2. Alessandra Ferrajoli MD Associate Professor of Medicine

Published Online: 4 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327359.ch27

Leukemias: Principles and Practice of Therapy

Leukemias: Principles and Practice of Therapy

How to Cite

Tong, W.-G. and Ferrajoli, A. (2010) Special Situations: Management of Elderly Patients and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in Transformation, in Leukemias: Principles and Practice of Therapy (eds S. Faderl and H. Kantarjian), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327359.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Department of Leukemia, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Leukemia, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182355

Online ISBN: 9781444327359

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Keywords:

  • Special Situations-Management of Elderly Patients and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in Transformation;
  • chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL);
  • acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL);
  • Clinical features and diagnosis of Richter syndrome;
  • small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL);
  • positron emission tomography (PET);
  • Management of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in transformation;
  • central nervous system (CNS);
  • Treatment strategies for elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia;
  • progression-free survival (PFS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Management of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in transformation

  • Management of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in elderly patients

  • Conclusions

  • References