Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is also known as ALL. It is an acute form of cancer of the white blood cells in the bone marrow. These cells spread quickly in the blood. They could also spread to other parts eg liver, spleen, central nervous systems and testicles. It is mostly common in childhood from 2-5 years of age. The symptoms of ALL include: frequent fever and infection, easy bleeding, petechiae, pain in bones and joints, pain in ribs, weakness, tiredness and pale looks, loss of appetite, breathlessness, etc.
HOW IS ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis methods for acute lymphoblastic leukemia are blood tests, imaging tests, bone marrow evaluation and spinal fluid test.
HOW IS ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA TREATED?
Treatment includes strong radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, complete bone marrow transplant, etc. If diagnosed at an early stage, homeopathy can be a good option.
DID YOU KNOW?
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia is a very common among children and early detection and treatment can cure it fully. However in adults the chance of curing is reduced due to age.