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General Information About Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell). Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (also called acute lymphocytic leukemia or ALL) is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. This type of cancer usually gets worse quickly if it is not treated. It is the most common type of cancer in children.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Fighting Blood Cancers

by Peter West

More than 138,000 Americans will be diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma this year. For many, a trusted source of information and support will be The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Helping Survivors Thrive after Marrow and Cord Blood Transplants

by Elizabeth A. Murphy, EdD, RN

Advances in transplant science have improved outcomes and have made transplant a viable treatment option for more people and a wider range of diseases.

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