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Acute Leukemia - Adult ALL Treatment

This page contains links to eMedTV Leukemia Articles containing information on subjects from Acute Leukemia to Adult ALL Treatment. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Acute Leukemia
    Acute leukemia is a cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue and progresses very quickly. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this condition, including possible causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Acute Leukemia Information
    This eMedTV article presents a brief overview of acute leukemia, which is a type of cancer that begins in the bone marrow. This segment lists possible symptoms, describes the two different types, and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia accounts for about 3,800 new cases of leukemia each year. This section of the eMedTV archives describes this type of leukemia, which is the most common type of leukemia in young children but can also affect adults.
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Death Statistics
    This eMedTV page offers statistics on acute lymphocytic leukemia, explaining how the highest number of deaths is in people under 20 years old. This article also explains who the disease is most likely to affect.
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Statistics
    Acute lymphocytic leukemia statistics show the overall five-year relative survival rate was 64.6 percent. This eMedTV website includes more statistics about the incidence, lifetime risk, and death rates with acute lymphocytic leukemia.
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia Statistics
    Acute myeloid leukemia statistics show that 1 in 250 men and women born today will be diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. This page of the eMedTV website lists acute myeloid leukemia statistics about the incidence, death rates, and lifetime rates.
  • Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. This eMedTV article discusses the risk factors, symptoms, stages, and treatments of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Adult acute myeloid leukemia is a type of blood and bone marrow cancer. This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes this disease in more detail, with information on symptoms, treatment options, prognosis, and more.
  • Adult ALL
    As this eMedTV page explains, children may get ALL more often; however, it does affect adults. This page describes this type of leukemia in some detail, with information on possible symptoms and treatment options, with a link to the full-length article.
  • Adult ALL Treatment
    Current adult ALL treatment options can include chemotherapy and radiation therapy. This page of the eMedTV website describes adult ALL treatment, including the two phases of treatment, which are remission induction therapy and maintenance therapy.
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