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Welcome

Welcome to the club that no one wanted to join. A diagnosis of CLL can be overwhelming. It can be made even more difficult by the need to understand multiple new concepts and to master new medical terminology. Rather than feeling overwhelmed, we recommend that you move slowly and bite off small pieces of the information that you will need to help you. One good thing in CLL is that you will almost always have time to become more expert!

Let’s get you started in the right direction. 

3 Steps to Better Decision Making

Don't panic. Get your bearings.

Develop your secret strength. Build your care team.

  • Take a deeper dive into building your care team! 

Don't go it alone.

Don’t spend another month alone! CLL Society’s approximately 40 support groups nationwide meet virtually once a month. In isolation, we are having conversations with and sharing our CLL worries with only ONE person: ourselves. Experience something better. Outsource your worry and feel the warmth and support of our community. Watch Terry’s video. Don’t let another month go by. Join a CLL-specific support group today.

ADDITIONAL READING

Dr. Koffman was interviewed by Prevention magazine to share some of his emotional experiences when he was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2005 and what he learned that helped him cope, primarily through the early part of his journey when he was asked to “Watch and Wait.” The
At the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2021, Dr. Sameer Parikh, a hematologist and oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, interviewed our own Dr. Brian Koffman, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of the CLL Society. They discussed results from a survey of patients and caregivers.

3 Steps to Better Decision Making

Don’t panic. Get your bearings.

Develop your secret strength. Build your care team.

  • Take a deeper dive into building your care team! 

Don’t go it alone.

Don’t spend another month alone! CLL Society’s approximately 40 support groups nationwide meet virtually once a month. In isolation, we are having conversations with and sharing our CLL worries with only ONE person: ourselves. Experience something better. Outsource your worry and feel the warmth and support of our community. Watch Terry’s video. Don’t let another month go by. Join a CLL-specific support group today.

ADDITIONAL READING