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Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3

Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3: Introduction

Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3: Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a relatively aggressive cancer of the white blood cells. Precursors to white blood cells are called blasts and are made by the bone marrow but in ALL the blasts are abnormal and do not develop into lymphocytes. Instead, the abnormal blasts or leukemic cells multiply rapidly and reduce the level of other types of blood cells such as red blood cells and platelets. There are three main subtypes (L1, L2 and L3) which are differentiated by the appearance of the cancerous cells. L3 is quite uncommon but is very similar to Burkitt's lymphoma - in fact, they may be considered the same disease with different manifestations. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3 is available below.

Symptoms of Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3

Treatments for Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Acute, L3

  • Short duration high intensity chemotherapy
  • CNS prophylaxis - High dose IV methotrexate and intrathecal radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy - divided into three stages
  • more treatments...»

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