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    Rai Staging System for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

    Stages chronic lymphocytic leukemia, similar to Binet Staging System.

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    Use in patients with lymphocytosis (absolute lymphocytes ≥15,000/mm3 in blood and ≥40% lymphocytes in marrow). Lymph nodes, spleen, and liver are considered enlarged if palpable on exam.

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    Dr. Kanti R. Rai

    About the Creator

    Kanti R. Rai, MD, is a principal investigator and professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York. He is also chief of the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research and Treatment Program at the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute. His primary research is focused on clinical leukemia and molecular therapy.

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