Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia — 30 Years’ Experience at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — NEJM

September 11, 2016

When treated with effective multiagent chemotherapy, about two thirds of children with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia survive for long periods of time1-4. Much of this success can be credited to more intensive early treatment, especially of patients at higher risk of relapse.

Result of Pinkel ’79 study