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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

David Teachey, MD and Kai Tan, PhD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant, Awarded 2019
Charles Mullighan, MD and Jeffrey Klco, MD/PhD , Principal Investigator
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant, Awarded 2019
Dean Lee, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Reach Grants, Awarded 2019

Latest Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) blog posts

When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more
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