acute lymphoid leukemia


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acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL)

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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?

A. 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…

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Acute lymphoid leukemia in a Crohn's disease patient during treatment with adalimumab after a prolonged treatment with azathioprine and steroids.
Although the JAK2 mutation linked to acute lymphoid leukemia differs slightly from the mutation found in polycythemia vera, research into JAK2 inhibitors has already begun.
Patients with a definitive diagnosis of any type of leukemia (which, according to World Health Organization, (3) were: acute myeloid leukemia [AML], chronic myeloid leukemia [CML], acute lymphoid leukemia [ALL] and chronic lymphoid leukemia [CLL]) at any stage of treatment and having a minimum age of 14 years were eligible.

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