A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for your child.
The main treatment is chemotherapy. And treatment is split into different phases.
Your child’s treatment is divided into phases. Get information on how doctors decide on treatment for childhood ALL.
Induction treatment takes around 5 weeks. The aim of induction is to get rid of as many leukaemia cells as possible.
The aim of these phases of treatment is to further reduce the amount of leukaemia in the bone marrow and nervous system.
The aim of maintenance treatment is to get rid of the few remaining leukaemia cells.
Treatment for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia that has not gone away with treatment or has come back
It can be more difficult to treat relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). But there are treatments available.
Your child has a stem cell or bone marrow transplant after high doses of chemotherapy and sometimes radiotherapy to the whole body.