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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



T-LGL leukemia  listen  (... loo-KEE-mee-uh)

  A type of leukemia in which large T lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) that contain granules (small particles) are found in the blood. It is a chronic disease that may last for a long time and get worse. Also called T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia.