A 32-year-old male asked about a 32-year-old female:
My friend has leuekima all, she's 32. they found it during routine cbc, her wbc was 38k. moths before it was normal. docs think she had it for a few months. she's starting chemo.. life expectancy?
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General Surgery 40 years experience
Depends on factors: Remission rates are 80-90% in adults with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) after treatment, but there is a risk of relapse. The rate of remission are relapse vary depending on the subtype of ALL (T or B cell) and other prognostic factors, such as certain mutations (Philadelphia chromosome), initial response to chemotherapy, etc. Regardless, support her emotionally and physically during treatment
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Last updated Jul 26, 2014
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