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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) in Children
  • Current Standard of Care, including Chemotherapy & New Treatment Approaches
  • The Role of Clinical Trials in Childhood ALL
  • Treatment of Recurrent ALL
  • Targeted Treatment & Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Managing Treatment Side Effects
  • Follow-Up Exams
  • Social & Emotional Issues During & After ALL Treatment
  • Late & Long Term Effects of ALL Treatment in Children
  • Key Questions to Ask The Doctor and Health Care Team in Making Treatment Decisions
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

William L. Carroll, MD

Julie and Edward J. Minskoff Professor of Pediatrics, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Department of Pediatrics, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health

Elizabeth A. Raetz, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine, Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Medical Director, Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, NYU Langone Health

Anna C. Muriel, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology, Institute Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


You can download the brochure for this workshop (pdf)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 26, 2018.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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