How is leukemia cured?

Chemotherapy or. .. It depends on the type of leukemia. Some leukemias can be cured with chemotherapy. Some types of leukemia can only be cured with a stem cell transplant.
Multiple ways. Leukemia, like any other type of cancer, can be cured in a variable proportion of cases. In many other cases where complete cure is not possible, long-time remission can be achieved. This is usually accomplished by using a combination of medications (chemotherapy). Many times, after chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant can provide the definitive cure.
Depends on type.... There are many types of leukemia and each have different treatment regimens. Age also plays a factor (adult vs. Pediatric treatment protocols). All is always treated with chemotherapy, and sometimes with radiation therapy and/or bone marrow transplant. AML is similar, but not with radiation. CML can be controlled with oral medication, but sometimes needs a bone marrow transplant.

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How is acute leukemia cured?

Multiple ways. Leukemia, like any other type of cancer, can be cured in a variable proportion of cases. In many other cases where complete cure is not possible, long-time remission can be achieved. This is usually accomplished by using a combination of medications (chemotherapy). Many times, after chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant can provide the definitive cure.