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. Hispanic and white children are slightly more likely to de...
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  • 4. Risk Factors for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer (childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia) among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. Although doctors do not know what causes most childhood leukaemia, some evidence shows that certain gene...
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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 leukaemia do not have risk factors that can be changed, there is no known way to pr...
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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 the childhood ALL experienced by the individuals help describe a medical problem. 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 leukaemia are a patient’s medical history, complete blood cell count, physical examination, and bone marrow aspiratio...
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  • 8. Classification for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Executive Summary Unlike other types of cancer, there is no staging system for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Doctors plan the child’s treatment based on these and other factors involving age (infants younger than 12 months and children age ten and older), white blood cell counts (ch...
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  • 9. Types of Treatment for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Treatment (childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia) recommendations depend upon each child's state of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Talking about the remission of ALL in children, treatment continues to keep leukaemia from returning even when a child. Recurrent ALL is leukaemia...
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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 integrated into clinical trials of childhood acute lymphoblast...
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  • 11. Latest Research On Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Several latest research studies have been conducted 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 leukaemia cells...
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  • 12. Coping with the treatment of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Executive Summary Treatments of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia result in causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations among the patients. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolve...
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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 patients' overall health. The follow-up care will include routine physical exami...
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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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