Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a type of blood cancer that invades blood and rapidly spreads all over the body. Symptoms can be joint pain, fatigue, fever, sudden weight loss, feeling full at ease, red spots on skin, etc.
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
DID YOU KNOW?
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is more common in children than adults.