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About this Condition: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Stages of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Staging is a way of describing where the cancer is located, if or where it has spread, and whether it is affecting other parts of the body. Knowing the stage can guide the doctor in making recommendations for your treatment.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is grouped into 5 stages, 0 through 5. The stages are defined by various conditions ranging from overproduction or underproduction of certain blood cells and enlarged lymph nodes, spleen, or liver.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.