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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or acute lymphoid leukemia is a form of leukemia, or cancer of the white blood cells, characterized by the overproduction of cancerous, immature white blood cells—known as lymphoblasts. ALL is most common in childhood with a peak incidence at 2–5 years of age, and another peak in old age.Wikipedia

SNPs may influence either risk for ALL or the risk of side effects in ALL patients undergoing treatments; these include:

  • SNPs associated with treatment side effects: