Children Diagnosed With ALL Have a Good Chance of Success With Current Treatments

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Dr. Stephan Grupp from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia talks about the success rates of acute lymphocytic leukemia in children. One of the great success stories of ALL in cancer treatment for children is that the outcome for most patients with current therapy is very good, with around 85 to 90 percent of ALL patients diagnosed in childhood being cured. These results are achieved by standard chemotherapy and treatment that generally last around 2 to 3 years in a good hospital. This video has been supported by Pfizer, through an unrestricted educational grant to the Patient Empowerment Foundation

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