How Do Autoimmune Diseases Affect CLL?


In this “Ask the Expert” segment, Dr. Nicole Lamanna, a CLL specialist at Columbia University Medical Center, answers a question about treatment options for CLL patients with autoimmune diseases.  Using the “chicken-and-egg” analysis, she describes various autoimmune diseases and treatments viable for CLL patients.  Dr. Lamanna stresses that autoimmune specialists and CLL specialist should be communicating to ensure the best care.

Sponsored through an educational grant from the Patient Empowerment Network, which received support from AbbVie Inc. and Genentech Inc.

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