Can CLL Treatment Start Earlier? For some chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients, the watch-and-wait period can be unsettling, leaving them wondering why a life-threatening condition hasn’t received treatment yet. Why doesn’t treatment always start immediately after diagnosis? Hear from Dr. Michael Keating of MD Anderson Cancer Center, as he explains some of the variables that influence the course of care. Get email alerts | Subscribe on YouTube | Like on Facebook | Follow on Twitter | Follow on Google+ |