Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) are cancers that affect the same lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. CLL and SLL are essentially the same disease.

This “Patient Education” tear sheet was produced in collaboration with the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) (

Patient Education: What is CLL?