Bone Marrow Transplant
Bone marrow transplant (also called stem cell or hematopoietic cell transplant) may be used to treat either newly diagnosed or recurrent acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). In this procedure, high doses of chemotherapy and radiation are used to destroy leukemia-producing bone marrow. Then disease-free stem cells from a compatible donor (allogeneic transplant) are used to replenish the bone marrow with healthy cells.
See our Bone Marrow Transplant section for more information about the different kinds of transplants and the process for getting a transplant at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.