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Do I Need a CLL Specialist?
Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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Dr. Alvaro Alencar, MD from the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center stated it is important for a CLL patient to have a CLL specialist on their care team. He understands that location may be difficult sometimes, however even if a patient visits a specialist as able, it helps ensure the patient has the most accurate care plan for their individual case of CLL. If the patient is only able to see a specialist infrequently, the CLL doctor can collaborate with the patient’s local hematologist oncologist to put the patient’s needed treatment plan into action. 

Need help finding a specialist? Visit HealthTree’s CLL Specialist Directory.

The author Megan Heaps

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Megan Heaps

Megan joined HealthTree in 2022. As a writer and the daughter of a blood cancer patient, she is dedicated to helping patients and their caregivers understand the various aspects of their disease. This understanding enables them to better advocate for themselves and improve their treatment outcomes. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. 

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