in a Nutshell
T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) and T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma (T-LBL) are considered the same disease, differing by the extent of bone marrow infiltration.
Parents who have been there would also tell you these things you should know;
- The reaction to chemotherapy should be really quick (couple of weeks) regardless of the cancer stage.
- With teenaged boys, whenever possible try and save sperm before the treatment.
- You should speak with Dr. Peter Steinherz from memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in NY.
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