Adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): a type of
cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a fast-growing type
of leukemia in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of
white blood cell). This type of cancer usually gets worse quickly if it is not
treated. Previous chemotherapy and exposure to radiation may increase the risk
of developing ALL. Signs and symptoms of ALL include fever, feeling tired, and
easy bruising or bleeding.
Learn about acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and find
information on how we support and care for people with ALL before, during, and
The following information is from the National Cancer
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