Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatmentPPotential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatmentPotential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatmentEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn about long-term and late effects from acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment.</p><p>Your child takes many medicines during leukemia treatment. Although medicines do a good job of killing leukemic cells, they can affect normal cells as well. Damage to healthy cells in different parts of the body can appear as side effects many years after your child finishes treatment. </p> <p>Some children develop side effects during therapy that continue to affect them after they finish treatment. This is called a long-term effect. Alternatively, some health problems may arise many years later. These are called late effects.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Leukemia medicines can damage healthy cells, which can be a side effect years after treatment.</li> <li> Specific types of chemotherapy can cause potential long-term effects.</li></ul>
Effets tardifs possibles du traitement contre la leucémie lymphoblastique aiguëEEffets tardifs possibles du traitement contre la leucémie lymphoblastique aiguëPotential Late Effects of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia TreatmentFrenchOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en plus sur les effets à long terme et les effets tardifs du traitement contre la leucémie lymphoblastique aiguë.</p><p>Votre enfant prend de nombreux médicaments pendant son traitement pour la leucémie. Si ces traitements arrivent bien à tuer les cellules cancéreuses, elles peuvent toucher les cellules normales également. Les dommages faits aux cellules normales de différentes parties du corps peuvent se manifester en effets secondaires de nombreuses années après que l’enfant aura terminé ces traitements.</p><p>Chez certains enfants, des effets secondaires qui surviennent pendant le traitement perdurent même après qu’ils ont terminé le traitement. C’est ce que l’on appelle un effet à long terme. Par ailleurs, des problèmes de santé peuvent aussi survenir de nombreuses années plus tard. C’est ce que l’on appelle un effet tardif.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Les médicaments contre la leucémie peuvent endommager les cellules saines, ce qui peut engendrer des effets indésirables plusieurs années après le traitement.</li><li>Certaines formes de chimiothérapie spécifiques peuvent causer des effets à long terme.</li></ul>

 

 

Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment2870.00000000000Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatmentPotential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatmentPEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn about long-term and late effects from acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment.</p><p>Your child takes many medicines during leukemia treatment. Although medicines do a good job of killing leukemic cells, they can affect normal cells as well. Damage to healthy cells in different parts of the body can appear as side effects many years after your child finishes treatment. </p> <p>Some children develop side effects during therapy that continue to affect them after they finish treatment. This is called a long-term effect. Alternatively, some health problems may arise many years later. These are called late effects.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Leukemia medicines can damage healthy cells, which can be a side effect years after treatment.</li> <li> Specific types of chemotherapy can cause potential long-term effects.</li></ul><p>Many of the potential long-term effects are a consequence of specific types of chemotherapy. Some children also receive radiation to the brain. This is called cranial radiation therapy (CRT). CRT may put your child more at risk for some of the effects discussed in this section. </p> <p>Much of doctors’ current understanding of the long-term and late effects of leukemia treatment comes from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS), which was launched in the early 1990s. </p> <p>Fortunately, improvements to current leukemia therapies allow many survivors to live normal lives. Many childhood leukemia survivors experience minimal late or long-term effects.</p>Potential late effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatmentFalse

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