The following list of resources includes further information from external sources on the intellectual history of CLL and notable figures who have contributed to CLL research and treatment, as well as more information on current research and treatment practices.

With the exception of Dr. Gerald Marti, whose papers are listed below, we are unaffiliated with these organizations.

Primary Sources

Historical works which demonstrate contemporary understandings of CLL.


External resources related to the intellectual history of CLL.

  • Catovsky D, Else M. Early clinical trials in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in the UK. Br J Haematol. 2020 Nov;191(4):535-541.
  • Marti GE, Zenger V. The Natural History of CLL: Historical Perspective. In Faguet GB. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Molecular Genetics, Biology, Diagnosis, and Management. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; 2004: 3-54.
  • Marti GE, Dighiero G, Caporaso N. 4.30 The Intellectual History of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: iwCLL 1979–2011. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2011 Oct 1; 11(Suppl 2): S239-S240.

Notable People

External resources related to some notable figures in the intellectual history of CLL.

  • Galton, David A. G.
  • Rozman, Ciril
    • Digital exhibition (in Catalan and Spanish) of Dr. Rozman’s work, produced by the Centre de Recursos per a l’Aprenentatge i la Investigació (CRAI) at the University of Barcelona.

Current Research

External resources related to advances in CLL research and treatment.

Patient-Centered Information

External resources related to patient groups, advocacy, and other patient-centered information.

  • The CLL Society offers CLL-specific patient support groups around the U.S.
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society offers regional blood cancer family support groups other support services, and resources for finding information on CLL.
  • CancerCare offers a virtual blood cancer patient support group, other support services, and resources for finding information on CLL.
  • Leukaemia Care is a UK-based organization involved with a number of European patient advocacy groups.

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