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

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Karen Seiter, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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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 (AML).

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