Which factors require consideration in the treatment selection for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)?

Updated: Jun 20, 2019
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Answer

Special considerations apply to the treatment of the following:

  • Burkitt leukemia

  • Ph+ ALL

  • ALL in older children and younger adults

  • Relapsed ALL

  • ALL in patients with hyperuricemia or at high risk for tumor lysis syndrome

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.

See also Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Myeloid Leukemia.


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