ALL. A quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (called lymphoblasts) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Also called acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

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... Acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) is a fast-growing cancer in which the body produces a large number of immature white blood cells (lymphocytes). These cells are found in the blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, and other organs. ...
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Acute lymphocytic leukemia Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... General signs and symptoms of the early stages of acute lymphocytic leukemia may mimic signs and symptoms of the flu or other common diseases. These include: Fever Weight loss Loss of appetite Weaknes...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... The cause of acute leukemia is damage to the DNA of developing cells in the bone marrow. Under normal circumstances, your DNA is like a set of instructions for your cells, telling them how and when to...
Source: MayoClinic

Acute lymphocytic leukemia Treatment

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Treatment
... In general, treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia falls into three phases: Induction therapy. The purpose of the first phase of treatment is to kill most of the leukemia cells in the blood and bone...
Source: MayoClinic

Acute lymphocytic leukemia Support

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Coping skills
... Survival rates for acute lymphocytic leukemia have improved dramatically during the past 20 years. But encouraging percentages don''t always seem that encouraging at the moment you learn that your chi...
Source: MayoClinic

Acute lymphocytic leukemia Other

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Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
... What is adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia? Adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (also called acute lymphocytic leukemia or ALL) is a disease in which too many infection-fighting white blood cells call...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
... What is childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia? Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (also called acute lymphocytic leukemia or ALL) is a disease in which too many underdeveloped infection-fighting ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

   

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