ONCAlert | 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting

Curing Versus Managing CLL

Adrian Wiestner, MD, PhD
Published Online: 12:28 AM, Mon December 8, 2014
Adrian Wiestner, MD, PhD, senior investigator, National Institutes of Health, discusses curing or managing patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

Clinical Pearls

  • The question remains as to whether CLL can be cured or if it should be managed over the long term.
  • This answer depends on the age and comorbidities of the patient.
  • The safety of CLL drugs over the course of many years in unknown.

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