Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in child

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

The most common childhood cancer, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia accounts for about 34 percent of all cancers in children. ALL typically occurs between the ages of 2 and 4, and is more common in males than females. Leukemia begins in bone marrow and spreads to the blood, and can then spread to the organs. Three out of four childhood leukemia cases are ALL.

Symptoms:

  • Bone and joint pain
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Bleeding
  • Fever
  • Weight loss

This information about childhood cancer is from: https://www.roswellpark.org Please visit https://www.roswellpark.org for more information regarding childhood cancer and treatments


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 24, 2019

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