Treatment for Children with Leukemia


Customized Leukemia Treatment for Your Child

Your child’s care team will consider the type and subtype of leukemia, genetic testing results, risk of relapse, and your child’s age to customize a plan of treatment that meets their needs. We will explain the treatment to you so you’ll know what to expect.

If your child responds quickly to therapy, there is a lower risk of the cancer coming back. That means we can use less-intensive therapies that cause fewer side effects. If your child does not respond well to treatment early in the course of care, we may recommend more-intensive treatments that offer a better chance of killing the cancer cells. Our approach is to give every child the best chance of a cure.

Learn more about our approach to the treatment of leukemia in children and young adults.

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