Immunotherapy in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: BCG Induced Long Term Remission

Muharrem Gokcen



A case of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (C.L.L.) was treated with repeated administration of tumor dose Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG). Following the first immunization series, the case has gone into complete remission and has remained so up to the time of this report, for about 9 years. The leukemic lymphocytes appeared to be "null” cell type.


Leukemia; Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

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