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Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

What You Need to Know

Leukemia is cancer caused by abnormal white blood cells.

Key Symptoms

Some common symptoms include: Unexplained fever and headaches, enlarged lymph nodes in the neck, arm pits or groin, and easy bruising and bleeding.


To confirm a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, your child's healthcare provider may perform tests including a complete medical evaluation, blood tests, needle aspiration or biopsy.


Treatments that we recommend at Children’s National include: Chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is aymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)?

What causes acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children?

What are symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children?

How is acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children diagnosed?

What are the treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children?

Meet the Providers Who Treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)


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Departments that Treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

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Cellular Therapy Program

Only a handful of programs worldwide offer cellular therapy. Many things make the Children's National Cellular Therapy Program special.

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Leukemia and Lymphoma Program

We deliver comprehensive care for all blood cancers including chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and experimental therapeutics.

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Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders

Our cancer and blood disorders team delivers comprehensive care, including novel treatments that are not yet widely available.

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