Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: bone marrow transplantAAcute lymphoblastic leukemia: bone marrow transplantAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Bone Marrow TransplantEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn why a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia may need a bone marrow transplant.</p><p>A bone marrow transplant (BMT), also known as a stem cell transplant, is a procedure that places (transplants) healthy blood stem cells into a body where the stem cells have been destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation. It may be seen as a method to “rescue” your child from the severe side effects of high dose chemotherapy and radiation. When the stem cells come from another person, the procedure is called an allogeneic BMT. </p><h2> Key points </h2><ul><li>Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) may need an allogeneic BMT if their ALL is high-risk, if they do not respond well to chemotherapy, or if they relapse.<br></li></ul>
Leucémie lymphoblastique aiguë: Greffe de moelle osseuseLLeucémie lymphoblastique aiguë: Greffe de moelle osseuseAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Bone Marrow TransplantFrenchOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez quelles sont les raisons pour lesquelles un enfant atteint de leucémie lymphoblastique aiguë peut avoir besoin d’une greffe de moelle osseuse.</p><p>La greffe de moelle osseuse, également appelée « greffe de cellules souches », est une intervention qui permet de transplanter les celllules souches saines dans un sujet dont les cellules souches ont été détruites par la chimiothérapie ou les radiations. C’est une méthode qui permet de secourir votre enfant en cas d’effets graves à la suite d’une chimiothérapie et de radiation à doses élevées. Une greffe de moelle osseuse est dite allogénique lorsque les cellules souches proviennent d’une autre source.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Les enfants souffrant de leucémie lymphoblastique aiguë peuvent avoir besoin d’une greffe de moelle osseuse allogénique s’ils ont une LLA à risque élevé, s’ils ne réagissent pas bien à une chimiothérapie ou s’ils rechutent.</li></ul>

 

 

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: bone marrow transplant2844.00000000000Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: bone marrow transplantAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Bone Marrow TransplantAEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemNon-drug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn why a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia may need a bone marrow transplant.</p><p>A bone marrow transplant (BMT), also known as a stem cell transplant, is a procedure that places (transplants) healthy blood stem cells into a body where the stem cells have been destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation. It may be seen as a method to “rescue” your child from the severe side effects of high dose chemotherapy and radiation. When the stem cells come from another person, the procedure is called an allogeneic BMT. </p><h2> Key points </h2><ul><li>Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) may need an allogeneic BMT if their ALL is high-risk, if they do not respond well to chemotherapy, or if they relapse.<br></li></ul><p>While being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), your child may need an allogeneic BMT if they:</p><ul><li> have a very high-risk ALL based on certain genetic or chromosomal abnormalities in the leukemia cells</li><li> is not responding well to chemotherapy</li><li> relapses.</li><p>For more information, please visit the <a href="/Article?contentid=2477&language=English">Blood and Marrow Learning Hub</a>.</p></ul>Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: bone marrow transplantFalse

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