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Are there official recommendations for treating leukemia?

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Dr. David Masiello
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Check nccn.Org, they have guidlines for multiple cancer types including all types of leukemia.

In brief: Yes

Check nccn.Org, they have guidlines for multiple cancer types including all types of leukemia.
Dr. David Masiello
Dr. David Masiello
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Dr. Muhammad-ali Zaydan
definitely you have to know first the exact type of leukemia, different leukemias are treated differently.
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Official is an .....

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Perhaps more accurately, there are standards of care for primary therapy for virtually all types of leukemia. Oncologists strive to follow these norms when they can, because they have been established by an iterative process of improvement (the clinical trial). For relapse disease, there is more "professional license" invoked. Much information can be found on the nci website.

In brief: Official is an .....

Interesting word.
Perhaps more accurately, there are standards of care for primary therapy for virtually all types of leukemia. Oncologists strive to follow these norms when they can, because they have been established by an iterative process of improvement (the clinical trial). For relapse disease, there is more "professional license" invoked. Much information can be found on the nci website.
Dr. Michael Engel
Dr. Michael Engel
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