Jennifer R. Brown, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Jennifer R. Brown

All articles by Jennifer R. Brown

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/B-cell prolymphocytic leukemia What every physician needs to know: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common leukemia in the Western world, and is generally a disease of older adults, with a median age at diagnosis of around 70. Given the heterogeneity in behavior of the disease, a number of prognostic factors have…

Approach to lymphocytosis

Approach to lymphocytosis What every physician needs to know about lymphocytosis: Lymphocytes are white blood cells that serve primarily as the body’s adaptive immune system, and provide humoral or cell-mediated immunity against a variety of bacterial, viral, or other pathogens. They are comprised mainly of T, B, and natural killer (NK) cells, and the body…

Next post in Oncology