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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

Vishal Khairnar, PhD, Principal Investigator
Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2019
Palaniraja Thandapani, PhD, Principal Investigator
New York University Medical Center
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2019
Regina Myers, MD, Principal Investigator
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Young Investigator 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