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Leukemia & Lymphoma Program

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In order to make an accurate diagnosis, our physicians will complete a medical history and physical examination of our patients and may perform numerous tests, including:

  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • X-ray
  • Spinal tap/lumbar puncture
  • Computed tomography (CT or CAT) scan
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan
  • Ultrasound (also called sonography)

Once a diagnosis is made, your child’s physician will determine a specific course of treatment based on many factors, including:

  • Your child's age, overall health and medical history
  • Type, location and extent/stage of the disease
  • Your child's tolerance for specific medications, procedures or therapies
  • Expectations for the course of the disease
  • Expectations for the course of the transplant
  • Your opinion or preference

Treatment for leukemia may include:

  • Chemotherapy and/or other intrathecal medications
  • Radiation
  • Bone marrow/stem cell transplant
  • Targeted therapy
  • Blood transfusions
  • Various medications and antibiotics
  • Continuous follow-up care

Treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma may include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Bone marrow/stem cell transplant
  • Supportive care
  • Continuous follow-up care

Treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma may include:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation
  • Surgery
  • Monoclonal antibodies
  • High-dose chemotherapy with a stem cell transplant
  • Antibiotics
  • Supportive care
  • Continuous follow-up care
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