Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Hearing you have ALL can be overwhelming, upsetting and hard to understand.

It is important you know that:

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There is hope

Treatments for this type of blood cancer can lead to remission.
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Research is advancing

Treatments are more effective today compared to 30 years ago.
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It’s nothing you did

You did not catch the disease from someone else and cannot pass it to your children.

You are not alone.

Know that the blood cancer community is here to support you every step of the way.

What happens next?

Experiences of others with ALL

Jeanette
Jeannette
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The uncertainties were intimidating, but, with the support from my family and friends, they helped me get through the “hiccups”, and the emotional rollercoaster during treatment.

Calgary AB
Canada

Jeanette
Jeannette
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The uncertainties were intimidating, but, with the support from my family and friends, they helped me get through the “hiccups”, and the emotional rollercoaster during treatment.

Calgary AB
Canada

Jany
Jany
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Today I feel lucky to have a second chance. Saying "good night, I love you" to my son every night is a real joy.

I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2017.

Quebec City QC
Canada

Jany
Jany
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Today I feel lucky to have a second chance. Saying "good night, I love you" to my son every night is a real joy.

I was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2017.

Quebec City QC
Canada

Resources on ALL

All resources

Access all fact sheets, guides, podcast, videos and other resources to learn everything from disease symptoms, statistics and treatment options.

Subtypes

Doctors classify acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) into subtypes by using various tests. The subtype plays a large part in deciding the type of treatment.

  • Philadelphia-positive ALL (Ph+ ALL) 

  • Acute precursor B-cell leukemia/ Pre B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia 

  • Acute B-lymphoblastic leukemia 

  • Acute T-lymphoblastic leukemia 

  • Natural killer (NK) cell leukemia