also infiltrate different organs, including liver, spleen, lymph nodes, CNS, kidneys,
and gonads. Treatment options for patients with acute leukemia include
chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy and stem cell or
bone marrow transplantation. Finding a cure is a realistic goal for both ALL and AML,
especially in younger patients. However, long-term survival is reachable in about one
half of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and in the minority of patients with
acute myeloid leukemia.