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Hairy cell leukemia is an uncommon hematologic malignancy characterized by pancytopenia and marked susceptibility to infection. Tremendous progress in the management of patients with this disease has resulted in high response rates and improved survival, yet relapse and an appropriate approach to re-treatment present continuing areas for research. The disease and its effective treatment are associated with immunosuppression.
Background: Hairy cell leukemia HCL is a chronic B-cell lymphoid leukemia characterized by pancytopenia, splenomegaly, myelofibrosis and the presence in peripheral blood, bone marrow and spleen of atypical lymphoid cells with a hairy aspect. The study aims to evaluate a group of patients with hairy cell leukemia, hospitalized in the Clinic of Hematology and Oncology, Kermanshah, Iran, on a period of 15 years and affect of between cladribine therapy and IFN therapy on the patients with HCL. Methods: This is a retrospective analysis of 11 patients in the Clinic of Hematology and Oncology, Kermanshah, Iran, between and
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NCI Definition: A neoplasm of small B-lymphocytes with "hairy" projections in bone marrow, spleen, and peripheral blood. Most patients present with splenomegaly and pancytopenia. WHO, [ 1 ].
People with hairy cell leukemia HCL benefit from the expertise of a team of specialists. This includes doctors, nurses, and pharmacists. This allows us to create the most personalized care plan possible.
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Here you will find evidence-based information about symptoms, complications, variant hairy cell leukemia, and standard and new treatment for hairy cell leukemia. Learn what to expect if you are newly diagnosed, have relapsed or are in remission. We provide education and support for patients and families around the world. We respond to patient questions and make referrals to hairy cell leukemia experts and clinical trials.
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