Prior CLL Foreshadows Worse Overall Survival than NHL with Subsequent Malignant Melanoma or Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Patients who had chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) prior to a diagnosis of malignant melanoma or Merkel cell carcinoma had significantly worse overall survival (OS) as well as cause-specific survival from the two skin cancers than those with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology online February 13 has found.

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