Childhood Leukemia

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Treating Leukemia in Children TOPICS

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 ( Detailed guidelines intended for use by cancer care professionals are also available on

The COG is the world’s largest organization devoted to childhood cancer research. The COG website,, 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