CLL Fast Facts

Through one of its Steering Committee members, CLL Advocates Network´s has co-authored a “Fast Facts for Patients – Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia” booklet published in August 2023.

The primary objective of the “Fast Facts for Patients – Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia” booklet is to empower individuals with CLL with comprehensive knowledge about their condition and treatment options. By equipping patients with information, the booklet aims to enable more meaningful conversations between patients, their medical teams, and their families. One of the valuable features of the booklet is the provision of spaces on its pages, allowing readers to organize their notes and formulate pertinent questions to discuss with their healthcare providers.

The development of this booklet was a collaborative effort involving esteemed professionals and experts in the field of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). The booklet was co-authored by Kathryn Huntley (CLL Advocates Network Steering Committee Member), Professor Anna Schuh (University of Oxford, UK) and Dr Alessandra Tedeschi (Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda, Italy) and published by Karger Publishing, an independent, family-run, globally active publishing house in health sciences. Medical writing support provided by Catherine Richards Golini. Many thanks also go to Pat BolingLeanne KennedyGiles Purbrick, and Michelle Sutherland for their contributions.

This informative resource can be accessed for download via direct link HERE.

You can download the patient summary sheet HERE.

To order printed copies / hardcopies of the booklet, please click HERE.

It’s important to note that the information in this booklet is general and if you have any concerns about your health, you should speak directly with your doctor or healthcare team. This booklet serves as a supportive resource, offering a foundation of knowledge to enhance patients’ ability to engage actively in their healthcare journey.

In a world where medical information is continually evolving, the “Fast Facts for Patients – Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia” booklet stands as a beacon of accessible and reliable information for individuals navigating the complexities of CLL.

CLL Advocates Network extends its gratitude to all contributors and partners who have made this valuable resource a reality.