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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

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
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