What is acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)?
Leukemia is when abnormal cells grow rapidly in the bone marrow. Acute lymphocytic leukemia (commonly shortened to ALL) is a type of leukemia that starts in early forms of lymphocytes, called lymphoblasts. As these blasts grow, the can crowd out the normal cells in the bone marrow.
Acute lymphocytic leukemia treatment plan
Our quality blood cancer treatment programs across Texas, coupled with improvements in targeted chemotherapies, offer bright hope for remission or cure for ALL. Our treatment teams will compassionately guide you through all stages of your leukemia care.
Your acute lymphocytic leukemia treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on age, medical history, type and stage of acute lymphocytic leukemia, and personal preferences.
ALL treatment options may include:
- Stem cell transplant
- Radiation therapy
- Pain management
- Clinical trials (when appropriate)
Find cancer support
We have an entire network of support resources designed just for you across Texas—from diagnosis to after you finish cancer treatment. Whether it’s coordinating your care or connecting you with other survivors, we’ll arm you with support for your fight.
Get started today by contacting a patient navigator or exploring one of our many programs.
Specialized centers for leukemia care
The Blood Cancer Research and Treatment Center
The Blood Cancer Research and Treatment Center at Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center – Dallas is one of few specialized centers nationally. The center combines the expertise of a multidisciplinary physician team on the medical staff.
Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple
Baylor Scott & White Vasicek Cancer Treatment Center – Temple, located in Temple, Texas, offers an integrated care team for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, including hematologist/oncologists, hepatopathologists and cytogeneticists on the medical staff.