Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of leukemia with small, mature lymphocytes which represents 1.4% of all new cancer cases and remains the most prevalent adult leukemia in western countries.
Non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL) are a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative disorders which originates in B-lymphocytes, T-lymphocytes, or natural killer (NK) cells representing 4.2% of all new cancer cases.
Pancreas cancer represents 3.2% of all new cancer cases. Only 9.3% survive for more than 5 years. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death among U.S. men (after lung, prostate, and colorectal cancer) and women (after lung, breast, and colorectal cancer).