chemotherapy question...please answer?
if some one has A.L.L, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, what time of chemotherapy would they get. I saw many, but i was wondering what tpy eof chemotherapy is given to A.L.L, and also can a teenager 16-18 years old be diagnosed with A.L.L?
- 1 decade agoBest Answer
Acute lymphocytic leukaemia can be diagnosed in 16-18 but if it occurs in this age group cure is more possible.
Chemotherpay is a very specialist area and it is best to ask a doctor. However, from my knowledge I am aware that many drugs are used in combination and for ALL continued for 2-3 years.
As I mentioned earlier, prognosis is much better in children compared to adults with many (2/3rds) cured after treatment.
Hope that helps.