Acute lymphocytic leukemia

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What is acute lymphocytic leukemia?

Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a blood cancer where there are too many of specific types of white blood cells called lymphocytes or lymphoblasts. It is the most common type of leukemia in young children. It also affects adults, especially those age 65 and older.

Common symptoms reported by people with acute lymphocytic leukemia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with acute lymphocytic leukemia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Purinethol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Autologous Stem Cell Transplant)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Nucynta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with acute lymphocytic leukemia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Purinethol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Autologous Stem Cell Transplant)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Nucynta)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has acute lymphocytic leukemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 8
20s 12
30s 14
40s 20
50s 7
60s 8
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 25
Female 45

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 36
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from ALL patients who have completed their condition history
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