Both Siblings and Matched Donors are ALL in for Bone Marrow Transplants!
Authors: Ashlyn Jimenez & Becky Gold
Since September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month as well as Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month, we wanted to circle back to Hanna’s original diagnosis and the most common type of childhood cancer, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Approximately 3 out of every 4 children who are diagnosed with leukemia are diagnosed with ALL, with most cases occurring in children between 2-4 years of age. About 3,000 individuals under age 20 are found to have ALL each year.