Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Epidemiology and Etiology

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood leukemia with an estimated 6150 new cases in the US in 2020.1 The median age at presentation is 35 years with a bimodal distribution including a peak at 4–5 years and a second gradual peak after the age of 50.

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Epidemiology and Etiology

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood leukemia with an estimated 6150 new cases in the US in 2020.1 The median age at presentation is 35 years with a bimodal distribution including a peak at 4–5 years and a second gradual peak after the age of 50.

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