Ask the Expert: How Do Steroids Affect CLL Treatment Response? Steroids can be used as a part of a CLL patient’s treatment regimen, but how do they influence the body’s ability to reach remission? Dr. Michael Keating, a leading expert from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, joins Patient Power to describe the potential impact of steroids on treatment response. Get email alerts | Subscribe on YouTube | Like on Facebook | Follow on Twitter | Follow on Google+ |