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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Overview

  • When choosing a treatment center for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), you want to know that you will be in the hands of highly skilled and compassionate experts. The Adult Leukemia Program team at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) has extensive experience caring for patients with ALL and are world leaders in advancing the treatment of leukemia.

    Our program offers you access to an experienced team of cancer experts who concentrate exclusively on people with leukemia; many of our experts are recognized as international leaders in this field. The program is part of the Center for Hematologic Oncology, which includes the hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program — one of the largest and most experienced such programs in the world.

    Exceptional Care for Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    • A highly specialized program focusing on leukemia diagnostics, treatment planning, therapy, and research.
    • Consultations and second opinions for patients and physicians, nationally and internationally.
    • Access to the latest diagnostics, such as molecular and genomic profiling, including the Rapid Heme Panel, available only to patients at DF/BWCC.
    • Ability to schedule your first appointment for as soon as the next day.
    • Our scientists' leading role in refining treatment for young adults with ALL.
    • Collaboration with our internationally recognized bone marrow/stem cell transplantation program.
    • The full expertise of two renowned medical centers: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
    • Care plans tailored to the needs of each patient, from the first meeting through long-term monitoring.
    • A treatment plan developed by a team that works together to ensure that every approach is considered.

    We Treat You, Not Just Your Cancer

    Our entire team is here to support you throughout treatment and during recovery. You and your family have access to our full range of support services and survivorship programs to help you live well beyond cancer.