Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Treatment
MD Anderson Presents Patient Power - April 16, 2007
Dr. Keating explains the latest CLL treatments in this program, explains how it ties in with other progress in the fight against cancer, and gives hope to the thousands of people living with even the most serious forms of this chronic condition.
Radio host Andrew Schorr is a chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) survivor diagnosed in 1996. This is the most common form of leukemia in adults. By connecting with a world renowned expert, Dr. Michael Keating , and entering a clinical trial, Andrew’s disease has remained in remission for seven years. In this wide ranging interview, Andrew tells his story of terror at being diagnosed with a usually fatal and unfamiliar condition and then finding hope from a medical team that specializes in the condition.
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Michael J. Keating, M.B., B.S.,
Professor of Medicine and Internist,
Department of Hematology