- How is childhood leukemia treated?
- Immediate treatment for childhood leukemia
- Surgery for childhood leukemia
- Radiation therapy for childhood leukemia
- Chemotherapy for childhood leukemia
- Targeted therapy for childhood leukemia
- High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for childhood leukemia
- Clinical trials for childhood leukemia
- Complementary and alternative therapies for childhood leukemia
- Treatment of children with acute lymphocytic leukemia
- Treatment of children with acute myelogenous leukemia
- Treatment of children with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)
- Treatment of children with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)
- Treatment of children with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
- More treatment information
More treatment information
For more details on treatment options – including some that may not be addressed in this document – the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) are good sources of information.
The NCI provides treatment information by phone (1-800-4-CANCER) and on its website (www.cancer.gov). Detailed guidelines intended for use by cancer care professionals are also available on www.cancer.gov.
The COG is the world’s largest organization devoted to childhood cancer research. The COG website, www.childrensoncologygroup.org, provides information to help support children and their families from diagnosis, through treatment, and beyond.
Last Medical Review: 10/24/2013
Last Revised: 02/03/2014