Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is a kind of blood cancer that is commonly found in children. It starts in the white blood cells and continues to have an effect on the rest of the blood, with a spread that reaches other organs as well. It starts with the white blood cells found in the central immune system of the body.
HOW IS ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Acute lymphoblastic Leukemia can be done through • Spinal fluid tests • Blood tests to reveal excessive WBC and less platelets and RBC • Bone marrow tests • Imaging tests
HOW IS ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA TREATED?
The various treatments done are: • Chemotherapy • Radiation therapy • Chemotherapy with stem cell transplant • Targeted therapy