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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - Support Groups

United Kingdom

CancerBACUP
3 Bath Place, Rivington Street,
London, EC2A 3JR
Tel: 0808 800 1234
Web: www.cancerbacup.org.uk
Provides information and support

Leukaemia Research Fund
Web: www.lrf.org.uk
Primarily involved in research, this site includes a comprehensive range of information for patients about leukaemia

Leukaemia Care
2 Shrubbery Avenue Worcester WR1 1QH
Careline: 0800 169 6680
Website: www.leukaemiacare.org.uk

Cancer Research UK
Their website www.cancerhelp.org.uk provides facts about cancer and leukaemia including treatment choices.

Other support groups
See Cancer Support Groups at www.patient.co.uk for a list of self help and support groups for cancer / leukaemia patients.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Support Group
call (614)293-6428
toll-free 1-800-293-5066

Leukaemia Research
39 - 40 Eagle Street
London
WC1R 4TH
Tel: 020 7405 0101
Fax: 020 7405 3139
Email: info@lrf.org.uk

References:

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  2. Pui CH, Evans WE. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia. N Engl J Med 1998; 339: 605-615.
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Comments

sophai Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Information is good

manoj.c.p Saturday, July 21, 2012

hi my daughter , rashmi 5 year old female was admitted in a hospital with the c/o fever,and anemia diagnosed as a ALL ,B CELL,started chemotherapy there at the time of admission her haemoglobin is 4,platelet 10,000,peripheral smear shows blast presnt CSF NEGATIVE BONE MARROW NOT DONE induction chemotherapy started prednisolone oral inj.vincristine i.v 4 doses inj, daunorubicin 3 doses inj.L. asparaginase 8 doses IT ,methotrexate 3 times BONE MARRO DONE 3? BLAST SHOWS phase b inj.cyclophosphamide iv 2 time inj,cytarabine s/c [ arac] 4 days * 4 doses tab .6 mp 60 days IT METHOTREXATE 3 times tab.biotraxate RE INDUCTION PHASE tab.dexamethasone orally inj.vincristine iv 4 doses inj. dnr 4 doses inj.L .asparanginase 4 dose inj.cyclophosphamide 1 dose inj.cytarabine 2 dose it.methotrexate 2 doses BONE MARROW DONE SHOWS 3% BLASTS AND 5%LYMPHS CSF NEGATIVE given tab.6pm for one month review 20/8/2012 please given valuable comments how is the condition and what to do next?

satzjeez Saturday, April 28, 2012

DO A HEART PATIENT GET CLL OR ALL OR AML OR CML

Toni95 Monday, August 22, 2011

Non of this has helped me with my research :/ my sister has leukemia and none of the stuff above is even close!!

jasperkumar Saturday, July 17, 2010

i had ALL WEN I WAS 10. I was treated for a year and i was good for 10 years but i was diagnosed for ALL wen I WAS 20 . I was treated and i am okay now. is this possible?

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