Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Certain factors affect prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options.
The prognosis (chance of recovery) and treatment options depend on the following:
- The age of the patient.
- Whether the cancer has spread to the brain or spinal cord.
- Whether there are certain changes in the genes, including the Philadelphia chromosome.
- Whether the cancer has been treated before or has recurred (come back).