Faqs1) Who is the doctor who treats ALL?
A hematologist or an oncologist (cancer specialist) may treat ALL. A pediatric oncologist may treat ALL in children.
2) What kind of diet is recommended for ALL patients?
All foods must be cooked. Fresh fruits or vegetables must be avoided. Meats should be cooked until well done.
3) What are the other precautions to be taken?
While being treated, the patient should avoid exposure to crowds. They should avoid contact with people who have contagious illnesses, especially those with viral infections like flu, measles and Chicken Pox. Strenuous activity must be avoided.
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