Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment - Physician Data Query (PDQ®)


Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment - Physician Data Query (PDQ®)


This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the classification and treatment of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

This tool is organized into the following sections:

  • General information about ALL
  • Cellular classification
  • Stage information
  • Treatment option overview
    • Standard treatment options for remission induction therapy
    • Treatment options for remission induction therapy under clinical evaluation
    • Standard treatment options for central nervous system prophylaxis
  • Untreated adult ALL
  • Adult ALL in remission
  • Recurrent adult ALL


National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Institutes of Health


Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2007
Original Summary: August 2007
Last Updated: 04/14/08

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