Patient discussion about acute lymphocytic leukemia
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Q. What is the best treatment for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia?
What is the best treatment for Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia? Can you please give me the hospital names and the location where the treatment could be done?
|A1||Combination chemotherapy. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has reported a 5-year-survival rate of more than 90 percent for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)- on adults it's a bit lower but still a remarkable success. About the hospital- it depends where you do you live I guess…|
|A2||every condition it's best to advise a oncologist. they have the experience to form a line of treatments. as far as ALL- Targeted drug therapy gives good results... Targeted drugs attack specific abnormalities present in cancer cells that help them grow and thrive. One targeted drug, imatinib (Gleevec).|
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