Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  • 1. What is Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) represents more than a quarter of all pediatric cancers and is a blood cancer. It is the cancer of the lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell involved in the body’s immune system. ALL children evolve a condition where lymphoblasts...
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  • 2. Statistics of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Childhood acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia is the most common type of childhood cancer, affecting almost 74% of people under the age group of 20. Most cases occur between ages 2 and 5 and are less common in girls than boys. The 5-year survival rate for a child aged 0 to 14 is 91% ...
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  • 4. Risk Factors for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chances of developing cancer (childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia) among individuals. But individuals with no risk factors also develop this cancer. Although doctors do not know what causes most childhood leukemia, some evidence shows that certain ...
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  • 5. Prevention for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Studies are still evaluating the factors accountable for causing childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, thereby devising ways to prevent these diseases. Since most people with acute lymphocytic leukemia do not have many risk factors there is no known way to prevent most ALL ca...
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  • 6. Signs and Symptoms Of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia is diagnosed based on its symptoms. The signs and symptoms of childhood ALL experienced by the individuals help describe the medical condition. The most common symptoms of childhood ALL include frequent infections, persistent fever, headac...
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  • 7. Diagnosis of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Several diagnostic tests are conducted to determine childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The main procedures used to diagnose childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia are the medical history of the patient, complete blood cell count, physical examination, and bone marrow aspir...
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  • 8. Classification for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Executive Summary Unlike other types of cancer, there is no staging system for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Doctors plan the treatment based on factors involving age (infants younger than 12 months and children age ten and older), white blood cell counts (children with very high white...
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  • 9. Types of Treatment for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Treatment for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia recommendations depends upon the state of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia of the individual. Appropriate treatment continues to control leukemia from recurring. Recurrent ALL is leukemia that recurs while or after remission. Leu...
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  • 10. Clinical Trials about Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The evaluation of new drugs, different combinations of treatments, new approaches to surgery, and new therapies are also a part of the clinical trials of childhood acute lymphobl...
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  • 11. Latest Research On Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Several latest research studies are underway to seek more information on childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, related prevention methods, diagnostic process at the initial phase, and best treatment strategies. New methods for detecting small numbers of leukemia cells that ar...
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  • 12. Coping with the treatment of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Treatments of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia can cause various side effects and changes to the patient’s body. The results of treatment can also show variations among the patients. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves w...
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  • 13. Follow-up Care for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the overall health of the patient. The follow-up care will include routine physical ...
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  • 14. Survivorship for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins after the disease (childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia) is diagnosed. People who have been taking treatments and whose disease condition has been cured post-treatment are also considered survivors. Survivorship is the most complicated part of cancer as it...
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  • 15. FAQ About Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • When making up your mind about treatment for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, you must know every detail about the treatment you opt for. It would be best to ask questions about anything about cancer that you don't understand. Don't forget to ask the healthcare team questions during and a...
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  • 16. Additional Resources for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Resources for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Here are a few links - https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/leukemia-acute-lymphoblastic-all-childhoodhttps://emedicine.medscape.com/article/990113-overviewhttps://www.haematologica.org/article/view/haematol.2020.247031 ...
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