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Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, see the following:

  • What You Need To Know About™ Leukemia
  • Drugs Approved for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies

For more childhood cancer information and other general cancer resources, see the following:

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  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Childhood Cancers
  • CureSearch for Children's Cancer
  • Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer
  • Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer
  • Young People with Cancer: A Handbook for Parents
  • Care for Children and Adolescents with Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information for Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute

    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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