News & updates related to Covid-19

COVID-19 Severity in CLL Correlates With 3 Disease Characteristics

The severity of coronavirus disease 2019 increases with age in patients with chronic lymphocytic…

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CLL Experts Favor Social Distancing, but Vary on Treatment Continuation Amid Pandemic

Experts surveyed regarding how best to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) amid…

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Age, Recent Treatment, Appear to Influence Severity of COVID-19 in Patients With CLL

Older patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) appear to be more likely to have severe…

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Changes in Management of CLL Due to COVID-19 Noted in Italy

The management of CLL, including delays in work-up and treatment, and modifications to clinical…

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Coronavirus: Separating Fact From Fiction for CLL Patients

“We're learning every day, and we're modifying and adjusting based on what we learn,” says Dr.…

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COVID-19’s Impact on How Patients with CLL, Myeloma Have Received Treatment

In the first installment of CURE®’s inaugural webinar series, “Hear from the Experts: COVID-19 &…

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How COVID-19 Has Impacted Clinical Trials for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed immediate treatment for patients with chronic lymphocytic…

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CLLANZ calls for home-based treatment for CLL patients during COVID pandemic

We’ve been concerned about the current COVID-related risks to CLL patients who may be delaying…

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How it feels to be in intensive care with COVID-19 – a survivor with CLL

"I had never felt so alone in all my life," writes coronavirus survivor Robin Bowler in his…

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Patient With CLL May Have Had Longer COVID-19 Incubation Period

A case report out of China suggested that clinical and biochemical data of COVID-19 might have been…

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and CLL patients

CLL Advocates Network is closely monitoring the strategies being implemented in various countries…

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The squeeze on healthcare in locked-down New Zealand

Medical centres across the country are condensing services, moving online and ushering in pandemic…

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How COVID-19 is Impacting Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

As the new coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world, concerns about how the…

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Pharmac eases restrictions on cancer drugs during Covid-19 pandemic

Pharmac will ease restrictions on at least nine cancer drugs, including keytruda for the treatment…

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‘It is daunting to be told how personally dangerous coronavirus is’

UK reporter Sam O'Neill: I am part of the group with what are so often blandly referred to as…

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Coronavirus: how Asian countries acted while the west dithered

In Hong Kong and Taiwan, deaths are in single figures. But Europe gambled on a containment…

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Coronavirus in NZ: How to self-isolate – Kiwi diagnosed with cancer shares advice

A Kiwi diagnosed with cancer has shared advice on how to self-isolate while living with others and…

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Coronavirus: how to self-isolate

What to do if you have symptoms of Covid-19, have travelled to a badly affected area, or have been…

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COVID-19 and CLL

This is a collection of practical tips gathered from this forum over the years, to help us live…

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