Recent Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia News

Rituxan Improves Survival in Young Adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

(September 26, 2016)

Acccording to results recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, young adults with CD20-positive, Philadelphia chromosome  (PH)-negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), experience... Continue Reading


One Subset of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia is Best Treated with Chemotherapy

(April 20, 2012)

A subset of young patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who fail to achieve remission after the initial weeks of intense chemotherapy known as induction therapy appear to have better outcomes... Continue Reading


Many Patients with “Chemo Brain” Recover within Five Years

(May 23, 2011)

A study of “chemo brain”—the foggy thinking and forgetfulness that patients may experience after chemotherapy—suggests that the condition improves substantially over time for a majority of patients.... Continue Reading