Hairy-cell leukemia is a chronic mature B-cell cancer with unique clinicopathologic and biologic features. Purine analogues (cladribine and pentostatin) induce durable complete responses in. Leukemia is a blood cancer that begins in the bone marrow. Bone marrow is the soft inner part of some of your bones. In most cases, the cancer moves from the marrow into the blood cells. Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) is a rare type of blood and bone marrow cancer that affects your B lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that make antibodies to fight infections.
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