Childhood Cancer

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is cancer of the white blood cells, the cells that help fight infection. ALL is the most common form of childhood leukemia.

Latest Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) grants

Yong-mi Kim, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2018
Michael Deininger, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Utah
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2018
Takaya Moriyama, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2018

Latest Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) blog posts

Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more
by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known as larotrectinib... more