stage IV chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Pronunciation: (… KRAH-nik LIM-foh-SIH-tik loo-KEE-mee-uh)

There are too many lymphocytes in the blood and too few platelets. The lymph nodes, liver, or spleen may be larger than normal and there may be too few red blood cells.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2004-01-07